Plain Text Passwords in Unicode?
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Jul 6 01:20:12 GMT 2005
On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 08:52:58PM -0400, Michael B Allen wrote:
> Christopher R. Hertel said:
> >> Anyone know off-hand if the plaintext password should be "ASCII" even if
> >> Unicode is negotiated?
> > The answer is that Windows doesn't have settings (as far as I can tell)
> > that permit the combination of plaintext and Unicode. Neither in client
> > mode nor in server mode.
> What about Start > Run > secpol.msc and set "Microsoft network client:
> Send unencrypted passwords to connect to third-party SMB servers" to
I'd love to see what that does.
> I would try this but I don't "own" this workstation so I'd rather not.
That's the client piece. Hmmm... when I'm done testing something for JHT
I'll see if I can run that test against a Samba server and see what it
If so, I'll send you the capture. :)
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