[Samba] Google Cloud Directory Service password synchronization for AD DC

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Mar 22 23:31:55 UTC 2018

On Thu, 2018-03-22 at 23:48 +0100, Lapin Blanc via samba wrote:
> Hello, and thank you for the answer. I'm quite new to Samba, and when you
> speak about  Samba storing a crypt() password hash and about the
> virtualCryptSHA256 attribute I get the general meaning, but not the way to
> get to those informations.
> Would you have any pointer on where I could learn more about that ? I found
> discussions about some patches from Stefan Metzmacher in the mailing lists,
> is this what you mean ?
> Google only accepts plain text, Base64, MD5 or SHA1, I don't know if I'll
> found a consensus
> Btw, I'll keep trying and keep you informed...

See this for crypt() support:


Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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