Plaintext password

Peter Samuelson peter at
Wed May 24 13:04:02 GMT 2000

[todd wong <todd_wong at>]
> I notice that Samba requires plaintext password in Windows
> configuration in order to connected to Samba.  Is there any major
> security issue in Windows if someone put a network analyzer to
> monitor the network packet?  If you have ways that prevent Windows
> from enabling plaintext and function with Samba, I would like to
> obtain that information.

Read ENCRYPTION.txt in your docs/textdocs/ directory.


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