[Samba] 2 passwords when loging from Windows 98 to samba PDC

Bob Crandell bob at assuredcomp.com
Tue Jun 1 21:23:52 GMT 2004


What I do is:
del C:\windows\*.pwl from a DOS prompt, then log the user in.  When it asks
for the password the second time, make sure it's blank and click on OK.  You
won't have to go through this again.

If this wasn't what you were asking for, sorry.

romildo at uber.com.br wrote:
> Hello.
> I have setup a local network where Windows 98
> workstations authenticates against a samba
> server PDC running on linux, and it is working.
> But there is a little annoyance: Windows 98
> is handling 2 passwords:
> 1) the network password (used with the samba PDC)
> 2) the windows password (used with the Windows
>    desktop)
> Windows users can change their passwords from
> the workstation, but the desktop password is
> kept locally. If they change the passwords
> in one workstation and then login in another
> workstation, the passwords will be different.
> I would like to eliminate the need for second
> password and kepp only the first. Is it possible?
> If not, I would like to keep the desktop
> passwords at the samba server. Is that possible?
> Regards.
> Romildo

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