[Samba] is the domain admin password stored on the local machine?

Derek Shaw samba at bisi.ca
Sun Jun 12 17:36:17 GMT 2005

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?
you may want to read this Microsoft document about cached domain logons
or this one:

in brief:
Set the registry value HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows
NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\CachedLogonsCount to 0.

here's why:

Derek Shaw
BIS Business Information Systems Inc.
Victoria, BC.
voice: 250-885-2021   fax: 250-386-4060
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