Connecting to 1.9.18p10 from DOS boot diskette

Gerald W. Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Mon Jun 7 12:59:41 GMT 1999

Stephen L Arnold wrote:
> AFAIK, the DOS client sends the password uppercase (like most M$
> clients) but does not encrpyt it.  I couldn't find much specific to
> DOS clients in the samba docs, but there are numerous references in
> the smb.conf man page.  Check it out.

The full redirector will send either plain or encrypted 
(plain is in UPPER case), while the basic redirector 
only sends encrypted.

Corrections welcome.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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