What is PCNS?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue Apr 5 21:42:17 GMT 2005

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 04:20:53PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> | At the core of the question is whether or not it's possible
> | to get hold of the plaintext password if you are the DC.
> | If so, then you could also update the Unix password
> | and whatever else needed updating.
> how do you think we support 'unix password sync' ?

Wasn't sure, which is why I asked.

> The client sends the cleartext of the new password
> encrypted with the has of the old password like Richard
> mentioned in a previous mail.

Is this true for Win9x-vintage clients or is it only true if they're 

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