[Samba] Help with migration

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue May 8 17:48:33 MDT 2012

On Mon, 2012-05-07 at 09:25 -0400, Gaiseric Vandal wrote:
> You may want to set up a test environment.
> I have not been able to get NTLMv2 working properly.   I believe
> enabling NTLMv2 should still systems to negotiate ver 2 but that didn't
> happen-  at least I was unable to login from a Windows 2003 client with
> a samba PDC.   NTLMv2 uses better encryption for authenticating the
> users than NTLM v1 but I am not sure if the actual password itself gets
> store differently in LDAP.    I think the same hash mechanism is used to
> store the password. 

Correct, the same NT hash is used.  Also Samba 3.0, while out of
security support, does support NTLMv2.

It is up to clients to choose to use NTLMv2 - the server has always
supported it. 

Upgrading from Samba 3.0 should be painless, but of course testing is

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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