libnss-ldap vs winbind?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Mon Nov 5 06:37:03 GMT 2001

On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Andreas Schuldei wrote:

> yes, I do use samba 2.2.2-2 (the last is the debian package
> version).
> So if my windows admins switch off wins, will NTLMv1 and netbios
> be still activ? I understand what netbios is, but the NTLM does
> not tell me anything. I wonder if my samba servers will stop
> working.

Are you telling me that there are no non-win2k/xp clients on
the network ?  Win9x?  NT4?

NTLM is the challenge/response authentication protocol used
to handle validation requests (as opposed to the newer NTLMv2 designed
to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks or Win2k kerberos).

cheers, jerry
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