Disabling LM authentication

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Tue Nov 28 12:38:48 GMT 2000

Gerald Carter wrote:
> I never said it was perfect.  :-)  It only addresses
> the brute forcing of lanman passwords in the event that
> somone gets you smbpasswd file.
> In the light of this I can see where DCB's patch would
> be useful now.  I'll talk to Jeremy and stick it in.

	However, subsequent discussion shows
	that it won't really help this case...

	We need a specific "no lanman hashes" mechanism
	that doesn't break clients. Anyone care to
	suggest a good way to do that?

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