Subject: Re: samba, netbsd and internal network
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List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/09/2002 16:12:49
Once upon a time Jeremy C. Reedsaid:
> The hash is different and since can't be decrypted can be reused.
> Some admins use plain text for a while as they automatically collect
> passwords and generate new password file. Then they silently switch
> over to encrypted passwords. Look at docs for "update encrypted".
> Also, you can have wrapper for adduser (or whatever) to do both at same
> time.

Yeah, it would be nice if samba had that option; to use unix
authentication instead of its own authentication mechanism.  Maybe such
thing already exists and im not looking hard enough :D