making smbpasswd from /etc/passwd

rparker at rparker at
Wed Nov 1 19:43:05 GMT 2000

Thanks! A VERY useful distinction indeed - this is extremely
helpful to know. So 'EnablePlainTextPassword' could more
'properly' be called:

'EnableDowngradeToPlainTextPasswordIfNeeded'  ;)

    ...does not disable the use of the challenge/response authentication
    used by encryption enabled servers. :-)  It's a common 
    All MS clients support the challenge response authentication.
    :-)  Another common misconception.
    Cheers, jerry


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