[Samba] whats the diffrence between sambaNTPassword and userPassword

Adam Tauno Williams adamtaunowilliams at gmail.com
Wed May 30 10:45:04 GMT 2007

> whats the diffrence of sambaNTPassword and userPassword?

One is the CIFS NT hash the other is the traditional UNIX hash.

> I guess they have a diffrent hash, but why?


> And do they both get updated if the user changes his password?

Depends on how you configure the server.

This issue is extremely well documented.

Adam Tauno Williams, Network & Systems Administrator
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