Default encrypted passwords = yes?

James Nord teilo at
Thu Sep 27 08:22:03 GMT 2001

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

>btw....remember that smbclient will honor whatever security
>bit the server set (clear text or encrypted).
I always *assumed* (oops ;-) ) that if I had that to yes smbclient would 
never use clear-text passwords.

Is there no way for smbclient to refuse to use clear text? If so I would 
consider this a feature/security bug.


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