Bug 1700 - man smb.conf encrypt passwords: client, server, or both?
Summary: man smb.conf encrypt passwords: client, server, or both?
Alias: None
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Docs (show other bugs)
Version: 3.0.6
Hardware: All All
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: none
Assignee: Jelmer Vernooij
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
: 1699 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-09-01 05:21 UTC by Clock
Modified: 2004-12-07 12:49 UTC (History)
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Description Clock 2004-09-01 05:21:27 UTC
Having samba 3.0.6. man smb.conf, the section abdout encrypt passwords:
The problem is that smb.conf is being read BOTH by smbd and smbclient. So it is
not clear what the description of encrypt passwords is valid for: whether smbd,
smbclient or both.

It could control the behaviour of smbclient when starting the session or smbd.

Suggested fix: write there, which case this is a description of (or whether of
Comment 1 Clock 2004-09-01 05:48:00 UTC
*** Bug 1699 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Jelmer Vernooij 2004-12-07 12:49:59 UTC
This entry clearly says :

This boolean controls whether encrypted passwords
will be negotiated /with the client/.