sambaPasswordHistory LDAP Attrinbute

Jared Rich jrich at
Fri Nov 5 18:58:32 GMT 2004

i guess i'm not understanding this right...

the first 16 bytes make up the salt (unhashed) and the last 16 bytes make up
the hash of the salt and the MD4 unicode password?

how is the salt applied?

Jeremy Allison (jra at wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 07:30:03AM -0500, Jared Rich wrote:
> > Ahhh, I see...  Is the salt random, or is there a way to compute what it is
> > from the hash of it?  Thanks.
> The salt is random and stored in its entirity. It is not a hash. The
> following 16 bytes are the hash of the salt + MD4 unicode password.
> Jeremy.

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