Passwords for new machine accounts
gruberr at in.tum.de
Wed Mar 10 16:02:15 GMT 2004
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John H Terpstra wrote:
|>to what values should the passwords of new machine accounts be set?
|>The command "smpasswd -a -m" sets them to the machine name. But I think
|>NT4 workstations will have problems with this setting when joining the
|>There was a default password for NT4 that was the initial password for
|>all NT4 workstation accounts. Does anybody remind it?
|>Or is it possible to join NT4 workstations without problems if the
|>password is set to the machine name?
| The correct initial password is the machine name.
I can remember a complicated password with several special characters. I
think it was retrieved from some Windows dll-file and used at least by
Are you sure that Windows NT4 already used the machine name as password?
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