Summary of DES salt for 2000 & 2003

Luke Howard lukeh at
Sat Jul 8 04:39:14 GMT 2006


I'm pretty sure it is ${samAccountName} without the
trailing $, not ${cn}.

Of course generally these will be identical.

>I assuming but have not confirmed yet is that the UPN
>behavior is based on the domain functional level.  So that
>a domain with Windows 2000 and 2003 DCs would have a
>domain functional level of "Windows 2000" and therefore
>honor the UPN attibute for salt.

I believe it is based on the OS version which would
cause an interop problem.

-- Luke


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