[Samba] sambaLMPassword needed?

Marc Muehlfeld samba at marc-muehlfeld.de
Mon Mar 17 13:44:40 MDT 2014


Am 17.03.2014 19:54, schrieb W Forum W:
> I have upgraded or old samba PDC (debian lenny) to samba (debian wheezy).
> We use openldapto authenticate ,our linux and windows users.
> Now I see that if I create a new user the smbpasswd (in a script) does
> not create the sambaLMPassword attribute anymore.
> Do we still need it. I have read some info about it but its not clear if
> its still needed or not

Samba doesn't need it. If you don't need them, it's fine.

LM hashes are weak and MS also recommend to disable them:


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