WinNT Profiles on samba server?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Dec 8 17:42:12 GMT 1998

> Hi,
> > another confirmed, that profiles cannot be loaded from 
> > a samba server unless "security = user" and "encrypt 
> > passwords = yes" 
> 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.

The issue is due to NT and not Samba.  Sorry.  You must 
use encrypted apsswords to get NT roaming profiles to be 
loaded from a Samba share.

Hope this helps,
                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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