Clear text passwords on Windows NT5 beta 2?

Tom Alverson toma at
Wed Jan 27 18:40:35 GMT 1999

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Subject:        	Clear text passwords on Windows NT5 beta 2?
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> Hi!
> Since we are using Samba to connect to AFS filespace, we need to provide
> Samba with the clear text version of the password.
> How could this be achieved in Windows NT5 beta2? I did no find this trick
> mentioned in the archive ...
> Thanks and regards!
> Axel
> _______________________________________________________________
>   Axel Tanner
>   IBM Zurich Research Laboratory    email: axs at
> _______________________________________________________________

The location of this key in the registry has changed from NT4 to 
Win2000.  The new way of setting this is:

name: EnablePlainTextPassword
Data type: REG_DWORD
Data: 1

Reboot required to take effect.

Tom Alverson

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