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Re: [Samba] Samba AD, Attribute Editor, unixUserPassword




On Tue, 4 Dec 2018 11:28:29 +0100
basti via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> 
> Am 04.12.18 um 10:17 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > On Tue, 4 Dec 2018 09:54:05 +0100
> > basti via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I have a samba 4 AD Domain, now I see in the Attribute Editor that
> >> the field "unixUserPassword" is plain text. This is also Plaintext
> >> in LDAP (seen via ldapvi).
> >>
> >> Is there a way to crypt that? SSHA for example?
> >>
> >> Best Regards
> >>
> > 
> > What do you use the 'unixUserPassword' for ?
> 
> I use it for Mailaccount passwd.

Can you not use the users AD password instead ?
Most, if not all, mail servers can be set to do this.

> 
> > 
> > I suppose you could use it store an encrypted password, but you
> > probably do not need to be using it.
> > 
> You mead I would use the field and fill it with something like md5?

Yes, provided your mailserver can read and use the encrypted password.

Rowland
 


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