S3 plain text to encrypted password transition
jra at samba.org
Wed Jul 28 16:14:31 MDT 2010
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 11:29:39AM -0400, simo wrote:
> No client allows the use of plain text password anymore and has been
> that way for ages now.
> The other 2 features you mention are completely different as they are
> useful today, with today's clients.
> I wouldn't be so hasty with nacking.
> It is a feature I do not see any user of since win9x went away long ago
> (and win9x already made it difficult to use plain text passwords anyway
There are still old clients out there people need to keep working.
However, the option you're talking about is to migrate people from
plainext to encrypted passwords, and I think that was done a long
time ago for most sites.
We could mark it deprecated and begin the process of removing it.
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