Generatig Encrypted smbpasswd file

Matt Chapman matthewc at
Tue May 4 13:48:33 GMT 1999

> > I would therefore be glad if anyone out there could help me with an
> > easier way of generating the encrypted smbpasswd from either the
> > /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow password file without the 32X's but the
> > actual
> > encrypted smbpasswd file.
> Unfortunately there is no way to do this.

... not because we are sadistic, but because the UNIX and Windows
"encrypted" passwords are incompatible one-way hashes.

	- matty

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