[Samba] user password hash

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Oct 8 11:44:56 UTC 2019

On 08/10/2019 12:27, Elias Pereira via samba wrote:
> hello list,
> What kind of hashing/encryption samba4 ADDC uses for user passwords? base64?
> Thanks!
Basically yes, but it is a bit more involved, to create an AD users 
passwords in bash, you would have to do something like this:

UNICODEPW=$(echo -n "\"$PASSWORD\"" | iconv -f UTF-8 -t UTF-16LE | 
base64 -w 0)


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