[Samba] Does winbindd/pam transmit cleartext authneticating against an NT PDC

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jan 27 21:23:48 GMT 2004

On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 02:15:26PM -0500, Karl DeBisschop wrote:

> They are saying there is a cleartext step in pam_winbind that does not
> exist when using local passwords. They are also saying that windows
> servers are secure when autthenticaing against the PDC, but linux
> servers are not.

Complete rubbish. We use exactly the same methods as Windows servers,
so we're as secure as they are (which is to say not very I suppose :-).


More information about the samba mailing list