Encrypted passwords

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Wed Feb 23 17:39:53 GMT 2000

the only time the hashes are sent over-the-wire is in "interactive"
NETLOGON NetrSamLogon calls.

they are encrypted with, untimately, the workstation trust account

On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Richard Sharpe wrote:

> Hi,
> I am interested in confirming what happens with Windows clients when
> encrypted passwords are in use.
> As I understand it, Win95 uses the older LM Hash, while NT uses the newer
> NT hash.
> However, is the hash sent over the wire, or, is it more like a challenge is
> sent in the NetProt response, and this challenge is encrypted with the
> user's hash, while the server performs the same calculation ...
> Regards
> -------
> Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com, Master Linux Administrator :-),
> Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.zing.org)
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