WinNT Profiles on samba server?
Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de
Tue Dec 8 14:17:34 GMT 1998
in DOMAIN.txt of 1.9.18p7 there is the following comment:
> [lkcl 20aug97 - after samba digest correspondance, one user found, and
> another confirmed, that profiles cannot be loaded from a samba server
> unless "security = user" and "encrypt passwords = yes" (see the file
> ENCRYPTION.txt) or "security = server" and "password server = ip.address.
> of.yourNTserver" are used. either of these options will allow the NT
> workstation to access the samba server using LAN manager encrypted
> passwords, without the user intervention normally required by NT
> workstation for clear-text passwords].
Is this a general problem of WinNT-samba? Has any newer samba (perhaps 2.0)
fixed this behaviour? I'd like to stick with plaintext passwords, yet still
move the profiles to the Unix home directories.
Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de Axel.Thimm at ifh.de
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