Unix /etc/passd to NT Lan Manager ...

Florian G. Pflug fgp at fgp.priv.at
Thu Oct 29 19:00:57 GMT 1998


> I setup Samba server 1.9.18p10 on the Solaris server.
> Nt Workstation is connecting fine, with clear test passwd option.
> I would like to convert the whole /etc/passwd file from SOL /etc/passwd to
> NT SAM database so that I don't need to manually add users.
> I know that exist tool to convert NT - SAMBA style passwd.

I don't think this is possible, because this would be equivalent to
converting from /etc/passwd to smbpasswd.
This is (with today's computing power) impossible, because the two
encrypting methods are not "kompatible".

                                            Greetings, fgp

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