Samba code to workaround NT PDC passwd auth bug

Andre Albsmeier andre.albsmeier at
Sun Mar 12 13:50:04 GMT 2000

On Sat, 11-Mar-2000 at 00:35:24 +1100, Tobias Galitzien wrote:
> Hello all!
> I can understand why there is such code in Samba to check if an NT PDC
> has this bug that it considers arbitrary user/pw pairs as valid. Is this
> Bug in every NT Server? Can I somehow check if my particular NT Server
> has this bug or not and then disable Samba´s behaviour on this matter?
> It seems that my NT server hasn´t got this bug because otherwise it
> would be logged at level 3 or not?
> Can I be sure that the but does not appear anyway sometime?

I have simply disabled this stuff since it makes connecting slow
and I never had any failures reported by samba before.

> Is it possible to disable the check in Samba?
> I am using 2.0.6.
> Thanks
> 	Tobias

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