smbsh and others.

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Oct 6 19:10:24 GMT 1998

> But putting clear text passwords in home directories is against
> everything I've ever worked for!  :)  But I suppose, in the case
> of lanmanager/nt "encrypted" passwords we're doing the same thing
> as putting clear text passwords there.

exactly.  same thing as with /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd.

*ah* i can think of a good reason for not doing this: home directories are
often over a network, not on a local hard disk.

> I would much prefer a socket thingy to pass clear text passwords,
> though.

[or ntlm clear-text equivalents]

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