wbinfo -a uses plaintext authentication ...
tpot at samba.org
Sat Jan 12 18:25:05 GMT 2002
On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 09:52:03AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > This seems, ummm, bad. Perhaps there should be another flag for plaintext?
> Its not bad - its perfectly fine.
> Firstly - wbinfo -a is just a testing tool, and the password is already
> on the (other user visible) command line by this stage.
I might move some of this stuff into 'net winbind'.
> Secondly: The plaintext/crap authentication methods both send a
> challange-response pair to the DC, the difference is where it is
In other words the password is only sent plain text over the unix
domain socket that connects the winbind client to the winbind daemon.
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