[Samba] NT Hash algorithm

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Wed Feb 27 03:59:03 GMT 2002

Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Paul Reilly wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I need to maintain a smbpasswd file by hand. This means being able to
> > encode a plain text password in to the NT Hash, and inserting this in to
> > the required field in smbpasswd. I was looking at the code in smbpasswd
> > with the idea of splitting out the code to do this. Has anyone already
> > done this?  Basically I want a program I can give a plain text password to
> > and get back the NT hash encrypted verion of what the password
> > was.
> Look for smbencrypt on ftp.samba.org:/pub/samba/contrib
> or something to that affect.

There is also a very handy Crypt::SmbHash Perl module.  (Just a perl
version of the same thing)

Andrew Bartlett

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