From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Fri 07 Jul 2000 - 12:30:13 IST
> ho hum, NT box works for 2 years fine, then this morning refuses to
> authenticate anyone!
> So it's up to me to fix it, but everything looks the exact same as it
> did yesterday..
> That's why I'm moving everyone over to a Linux box running Samba.
> The biggest problem yet is getting win95 and win98 clients to talk to
> it. Win95 uses plain text passwords and win98 uses encrypted. "Using
> Samba" by O'Reilly recommends using an include file with the OS-type but
> don't provide any simple example.
Do you still have a functioning Domain Controller? If so, make
the Samba box a member of the domain and use security = domain.
Samba won't have to do any password checking then, so you won't
need to worry about encrypted/non-encrypted passwords.
I think... Works for me anyway.
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