[Samba] Re: Yet Another LDAP Question

Mac mac at nibsc.ac.uk
Tue Apr 27 10:49:32 GMT 2004

>It relates to my last question: is there any way to for unix->NT
>password conversion ? 
>I need to create ntAccounts from my shadow passwords (crypt-ed) in the
>Ldap server. It seems there's no supported way but two problems emerge
>in here:
>1) you have to ask lots of people to type their passwords again
>2) you have no control maintain same password policy

Have a look at 'update encrypted' option 


so long as your users are connecting to an existing samba server using
plain-text passwords, then you can turn this option on and capture their
passwords into a local SMB-style password file.

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