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Using Encrypted Passwords in Samba

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John Blair Issue #56, December 1998 How SMB-encrypted passwords actually work, and a walk-through of the steps required to enable encrypted passwords in Samba. By default, Samba uses plaintext passwords to authenticate clients who access network resources. Samba also supports the use of LanManager- and NT-encrypted password authentication. Using encrypted passwords with Samba has its advantages and disadvantages. On the ...

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