Samba passwords

Bob Hall rjhalljr at
Mon Jun 30 17:29:10 PDT 2003

FreeBSD 4.8

I'm trying to get samba running on my FBSD server. I've done this 
previously with another server, but I can't seem to get it to 
work this time. If I turn off password encryption, then I pass 
all the tests in the DIAGNOSIS file, but Win2k obviously won't 
allow the connection without encrypted passwords. If I turn 
encryption on, I pass any test that doesn't involve a password. 

I created the password file with make_smbpasswd. I also tried 
importing a password file used with an earlier version of Samba, 
and editing the usernames and user ids. There is no ENCRYPTION 
file included with this port, and I can't find any other 
instructions for setting up the password file. I've googled and 
searched, and can't find anything that goes beyond what I already 
know. If someone could point me to instructions for setting this 
up, I'd be grateful.

Bob Hall

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