[Samba] Store plaintext passwords

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Nov 28 16:20:19 UTC 2018

Am 28.11.18 um 17:15 schrieb Felipe_G0NZÁLEZ_SANTIAG0 via samba:
> I'm in doubt about the 'Store plaintext passwords' option. What it does mean? 
> Are the passwords sending in cleartext on the network? Is posible to catch and see the passwords? 

store is a completly different thing than send cleartext on the network

most implementations of CRAM-MD5 (email) needs the password to be stored
in cleartext for the purpose to *not* send it unecrypted over the wire

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