NT Domain logons and clear text passwords

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Oct 22 19:51:59 GMT 1997

On Thu, 23 Oct 1997, Ake Holmlund wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm very excited about the NT domain logon stuff but I have a question.
> Is/will it be possible to use the "normal" Unix password validation for
> user logons (we don't want to have two password files)? Smbpasswd is 
> probably good for machines but we would like to continue using clear text
> password and Unix validation for users in the future.

the only way to do that would be to write an SMB client and a replacement 
LSA - local security authority.  and a GINA.



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