smbpasswd and 32 X's
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Mar 17 20:11:04 GMT 1999
very. passwords are changed in-place as are all mods by smbd to
private/smbpasswd except for adding accounts: these are added at the end.
On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> acting on information supplied by a Canadian guy who has been messing with
> Samba and Win NT, I entered the following command at a Linux console :-)
> grep XXX /etc/smbpasswd | head -1 | cut -f3 -d: | wc
> and received the following:
> 1 1 33
> Same happens if I look for -f4 in the cut above.
> The documentation says something about it being super critical that there
> be *exactly* 32 X's.
> So, just how important is this?
> Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com, NIC-Handle:RJS96
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