[Samba] update encypted and LDAP

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Jun 9 22:41:02 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-06-10 at 02:13, Martin Sapsed wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm currently trying out samba-3.0alpha24 and moving to samba-3.0.0beta1 
> since we're getting into XP and encrypted passwords etc. I was hoping to 
> set everyone (about 13,000 users) up on an LDAP (openLDAP) server with 
> just the Unix crypt passwords for now and run with
> encrypt passwords = no
> update encrypted = yes
> for a while to populate the NT/LM password hashes before going over to 
> encrypted passwords for everyone. (Most clients are Win 9x using plain 
> text passwords against NIS at the moment.)
>  From what I can see and have gathered from some searching, it looks 
> like "update encrypted" only works with an smbpasswd file. Is this the 
> case? 

The code routines call the passdb backend, whatever that may be.

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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