Smbpasswd and Mixed-case passwords

Tim Potter tpot at
Thu Feb 1 17:30:13 GMT 2001

Gerald Carter writes:

> >     this behaviour is normal because the smbpasswd 
> > file contains passwords that are encrypted in the 
> > Windows style. And Windows doesn't differ between
> > upper and lower case (passwords and usernames).
> This is true for generating LanMan hashes, but not 
> the NT hash (MD4 hash of the UNICODE password).
> I need to look as I thought smbclient was using 
> the NT hash.

So does this imply that smbclient can use i18n passwords?  I had
a brief go at it the other day but couldn't get it to work.


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