[Samba] LDAP and userPassword

Adam Tauno Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Fri Nov 19 21:35:20 GMT 2004

> Perhaps this is a stupid question, but if you are using a LDAP backend, is 
> there any requirement to have a userPassword for a user for them to be able 

Only if you want to authenticate other services to the DSA.

> to authenticate to a Samba PDC?  

No (well, unless it is requried by schema).

> Or must they only have a sambaNTPassword?  
> Also, which password does smbclient use, userPassword or sambaNTPassword?

It uses sambaLMPassword or sambaNTPassword depending upon the strength
of the client.

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