[Samba] userpassword -> ntPassword conversion

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Apr 26 01:25:17 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-04-26 at 08:57, Michal Kurowski wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to convert a number of userpassword ("posixAccount",
> crypt-ed) and create a ldif to update my Ldap server database.
> I've seen smbtools scripts in Samba sources but it seems there no tool
> to do that in there.
> What should I use to accomplish this ?

There is no way to convert between these password formats (short of
brute forcing them).  You must recover the plaintext, or the NT hashes
from another source.  (Such as a windows DC).

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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