smbsh and others.

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Oct 7 16:13:27 GMT 1998

On Wed, 7 Oct 1998, Andrew Tridgell wrote:

> > I was thinking about something more similar to ssh-agent, which 
> > creates a Unix socket in /tmp/ssh-$user/ and communication
> > with it is done by reading and writing the socket. 
> yep, I think it should have a little protocol where you write
> "server:share:flags" to the socket and read back a password. flags
> would say whether you wanted a lm-hashed password.

or an nt-hashed one (lm is a pretty weak hash these days).

whatever we decide to do, it should be possible for other developers to
use it: smbfs, smbclient, smbmount, pam_smb, pam_ntdom etc.

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