[Samba] Sync unixUserPassword from AD Password

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 17 01:31:12 MDT 2014

On 16/09/14 22:25, Andrew Martin wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Rowland Penny" <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com>
>> To: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:01:21 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Samba] Sync unixUserPassword from AD Password
>> On 16/09/14 19:35, Andrew Martin wrote:
>>> The method I have to use is option 2 on that page (Kerberos + LDAP). For
>>> this
>>> server, winbind is not an option. This blog post describes how Microsoft AD
>>> handles populating this attribute, with this "Password Sync" component:
>>> http://blogs.technet.com/b/sfu/archive/2010/01/08/using-unixuserpassword-attribute-properly.aspx
>>> How can I populate this field with Samba4?
>> You are going to have to write your own script around an ldif and use
>> ldbmodify to add it to your users.
> Rowland,
> I can do that, but I don't know what the contents of the unixUserPassword field
> should be. Does anyone know which encryption algorithm is used to generate the
> contents of this field?
> Thanks,
> Andrew
I think that you might be asking the wrong question, shouldn't it be:

Does anybody know the encryption algorithm that solaris expects ?


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