[Samba] Homedrive mapping

Nick Couchman nick at seakr.com
Mon Aug 26 07:19:01 GMT 2002

If cleartext passwords is truly the issue, shouldn't you be able to enable
encrypted password in the samba configuration and have the Windows clients
send encrypted passwords?


Ben Vaughan wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> We are making extensive use of the homedrive mapping fields in AD.
> (automagically mapping a drive letter to a UNC path without a logon script)
> Since we sp2 applied to our clients, none of them have been able to map
> their home drives to our samba servers.
> According to Microsoft's q-article,
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q308580&, "this
> behavior is by design".
> Is the issue described in the q-article ( cleartext passwords sent to
> downlevel servers ) truly the issue?  Is there any way to re-enable this
> functionality with more modern (2.2.x) versions of samba?
> Thanks,
> Ben Vaughan
> Ben Vaughan
> Systems Engineer, Engineering Computing Support Services
> 210 Marston 515 294-1629, Iowa State University
> benvon at iastate.edu  pageben at iastate.edu
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