Generating lmPassword and ntPassword values with openssl?

Jon L.Gardner jon at
Fri Feb 8 12:46:06 GMT 2002

That's a workaround...I want to be able to update the hashes in a 
NetInfo or LDAP database, so Samba won't *need* an smbpasswd file. Why 
store the hashes somewhere else if you still have to maintain the 
smbpasswd file?

On Friday, February 8, 2002, at 11:07 AM, David Bear wrote:

> well, couldn't you do smbpasswd -a userid then pull the hashes out of 
> the
> smbpasswd file?

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