[Samba] Converting passwords to Linux (NIS)

Basil Copeland blcjr2 at gmail.com
Fri May 20 12:04:23 GMT 2005

On 5/20/05, R. Holtz <richard.holtz at handsworth.bham.sch.uk> wrote:
> On our network, some users authenticate against a linux server running NIS,
> while some authenticate against a Windows NT machine via Samba. We want to
> dispense with the Windows machine (who wouldn't!).
> Ideally, I'd like to preserve the users' current passwords. Does the Samba
> suite include tools that allow this? Thank you for your help!

You are asking a Samba list for help moving off Samba?  I'm not
criticizing, just pointing out the irony.  I'd be surprised if a samba
tool exists to move NT accounts to NIS.

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