Passwords and NT

Levent Gündogdu levon at
Sat Jun 19 19:37:44 GMT 1999

Hi Chad.

I am using Samba 2.0.4. Encrypted passwords are supported and enabled.
You need to add smbpasswd for each user so that samba can store a hash code
on every user`s password.

Hope it helps.


> I am running a samba server 2.0.0 on a freebsd box.  I am connecting to the
> server using windows 9x and NT clients.  I have hacked the windows
> registries to enable clear text passwords across the lan.  The problem is
> when you log into the NT workstation, you have to re-enter the password to
> connect to samba shares even though the initial login password is the same
> as the samba password.  The windows 9x clients do not have this issue when
> remounting shares when you log in.  We run a variety of different samba
> servers and becomes increasingly annoying when you have to enter the same
> password 10 times when logging into the NT box after rebooting (which is
> done often for obvious reasons).  Any help would be appreciated.

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