[Samba] is the domain admin password stored on the local machine?
mangoo at mch.one.pl
Sat Jun 11 20:52:44 GMT 2005
Gerald (Jerry) Carter schrieb:
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> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> | I just wanted to know if the domain admin password is
> | stored on the local machine, when that machine joins
> | the domain? Or is it just used to authenticate, and it is
> | not stored anywhere on the workstation?
> only the machine trust account password is stored on the local
> machine. The admin password is justed used in the initial
> connection when joining the domain.
But waht happens when a domain user logs into a Windows machine (or a
domain admin, which is also a user)?
From this time on, the password is "cached" somewhere on the
Because as I recall, I was able to log into the machine as a domain user
when the domain controller was disconnected - only when the password
matched. So it *has* to be stored somewhere.
I'm not interested where it is stored, I would only like to know if the
domain admin password would be also "cached", or rather it won't for
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