[Samba] Windows losing EnablePlainTextPassword settings after reboot

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Oct 5 00:45:35 GMT 2003

On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 22:39, Biron Laurent-R01199 wrote:
> Hi,
> We have been experiencing problems where workstations (Win2K SP3, latest updates) have their
> registry setting for EnablePlainTextPassword set to 0 after reboot.
> We have Samba 2.27 and a pilot of Samba 3.0
> Could it be one of MSs sercurity updates ?
> Has anyone seen this before ?
> Any input would be welcome !

This is set in group and system policies.  But really, you should be
moving the encrypted passwords as soon as possible - there are a large
number of issues related to plaintext password support in MS clients.

Why are you using plaintext passwords?

Andrew Bartlett

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