plaintext to smbpasswd

Tim Potter tpot at
Sat Aug 4 12:52:58 GMT 2001

Gerald Carter writes:

> Why would the plaintest to smbpasswd everev be used if encrypt passwords =
> yes?  Unless we have a broken client somewhere that ignores the encryption
> bit in the negprot reply.

Hmm - good point.  I was thinking that this might get rid of the
confusion (stop the madness! (-:) between encrypted and plaintext
passwords for the end user.

I guess it doesn't really solve the problem that people see which
is forgetting to apply the plain text passwords registry patch.
The only solution there is to RTFM.


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