HELP! please, Passwords in win3.x
David L Kindred (Dave)
d.kindred at telesciences.com
Wed Sep 27 12:41:09 GMT 2000
>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Ison <ceison at dingoblue.net.au> writes:
Chris> Is it possable to get win3.x to use password encryption for
Chris> network authentication.
I don't know.
Chris> Is it possable to set samba up so that 1 group uses encrypted
Chris> passwords and another doesn't. If so how would the config
Can't be done by group, as groups aren't known until some point in/after
authentication, but it can be done on a machine by machine basis.
This is what I have done (by default, I use non-encrypted passwords with
Add the following to the [global] section of your smb.conf (changing
paths as necessary):
include = /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf.%m
then create a file called "smb.conf.encrypted" with the following
encrypt passwords = yes
smb passwd file = /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd
then create links to to "smb.conf.encrypted" for each machine that you
want to use encrypted passwords. For example, use the command
ln smb.conf.encrypted smb.conf.ruby
for a machine named "ruby".
Be advised that according to the documentation SWAT doesn't deal with
"include" statements in the smb.conf. I have not tested it myself to
see what it does with them :(
I am not sure where this scheme came from, one of my predecessors set it
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