Samba passwords

P. U. Kruppa root at
Mon Jun 30 19:50:17 PDT 2003

On Mon, 30 Jun 2003, Bob Hall wrote:

> samba-2.2.8a
> 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.
Did you change the registry entry on you win2k machine
(i.e. did you apply


> 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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