winbind and smb.conf files

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Nov 6 05:47:02 GMT 2001

"Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima" wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Kevin wrote:
> > I have gone through the docs for winbind but i have
> > seen no mention of the "security =" or "encrypted
> > passwords =" smb.conf options.
> >
> > When using winbind, what should i set these two options
> > to be?
> security = domain
> and to the best of my knowledge the "encrypt passwords" doesn't matter
> I have mine set to "yes"

Always set encrypt passwords = yes, unless you *must* use local
/etc/shadow.  This applies particularly to secruity=domain, due to the
way it works.

Andrew Bartlett

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