[Samba] XP home vs Samba 2.2.3a

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Sun Feb 17 18:40:04 GMT 2002

On Sat, 2002-02-16 at 02:12, Mark Kleine wrote:
> WinXP home is defaulted to use encrypted passwords and it looks like 
> yours are plain text.

> Take a look at the samba docs for ENCRYPTION and WINNT.
> There is a registry hack that changes XP to use plain text passwords. 
> Using regedit, turn the 0 to a 1, reboot the XP box and it should all work.
> I'm now researching the way to get the encrypted passwords to work with 
> XP home.
> So far, no luck, but I really haven't tried much.

Ahh thanks..
I have it setup very insecurely where our samba box trusts the windows
machines without providing a password so I didn't think that would

Thanks for the tip :)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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