rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Wed Nov 5 18:15:14 GMT 2003
On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Sevastian Foglia wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I have a problem with authentication by smbc_init.
> Is there a function to obtain a password from a username?
> I have tried with getpwname but it is not exact way.
Ummm, you can't get a password from a username. UNIX/Linux keeps the
password hash only, as does Windows. The hash, is, in principle,
non-reversible, although, in practice, brute-force or dictionary attacks
Can you tell us what you want to do?
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
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