SAMBA and Windows NT

Stefaan A Eeckels Stefaan.Eeckels at
Sat Aug 29 13:17:05 GMT 1998

On 29-Aug-98 samba at wrote:
>  Date: Fri, 28 Aug 1998 10:02:55 -0400
>  From: "Le Quellec, Francis" <FLeQuell at>
>  To: "'samba at'" <samba at>
>  Subject: Samba and Windows NT
>  Message-ID: <719153C7383BD1119CA200805F85F18F5A1CEC at SEMBO111>
>  Hi, we use a Windows NT to authenticate our users and I have a subnet with a
>  Linux server as the router for that subnet.
>  I run samba-the-latest on Linux and I was told by a   Microsoft guy that
>  this server may be the cause of the security problem on the NT server.  It
>  seems that samba is corrupting the user database on the NT server and my
>  network admin thinks that the Linux server is the cause.
This is not (yet again) the scare that MS started over Samba
breaking NT? If an NT server database can be corrupted by
Samba queries, there is something drastically wrong with 
NT, not with Samba.


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