smbpasswd and mixed-case passwords

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Mon Feb 5 16:42:13 GMT 2001

werner maes wrote:
> 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.
> Do you already which hash smbclient is using?

If the negotiated protocol is < NT1 then only the LanMan
hash is used.  If NT1 is negotiated, then the smbclient 
includes the 24 bytes response for both the LanMan and NT

Cheers, jerry
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