[Samba] Samba remote admin

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Mon Feb 18 15:07:18 GMT 2002

Antony Healey wrote:
> > > Is it possible to use Samba to tell Windows clients to shutdown or
> > > hibernate?
> >
> > In HEAD you can run 'net rpc shutdown -S ntbox -Uadmin%pass'.  In Samba
> > 2.2 I think rpcclient has the command.
> With this, is the user%pass passed through encrypted, encoded or cleartext?

Firstly, you don't need to put it on the command line, if thats your

The connection is a normal SMB connection, with the normal NT and LM
challange/response pairs.  The normal insecurity of sending the LM
response applies.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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