You could always look at, and/or use the code from
msnt_auth program, (we use it for squid process to authenticate), if anything -
it at least matches the password hashing algorithm, been working here now for a
couple of years for us.

Just a thought anyhow.

Nathan Vidican
Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.

Philip Washington wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
>> On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 19:01 -0600, Philip Washington wrote:
>>> We are using SambaPDC-LDAP and we have a Web Interface using PHP to
>>> our database. I have asked our developer to come up with a way to
>>> use the password stored in LDAP so we would have the same login
>>> throughout our site. He told me that after a day of looking he
>>> couldn't figure out how to translate the Username and Password into
>>> the SambaNTPassword or the LM password on the LDAP server. I was
>>> wondering if anyone here could point me in the direction for howto's
>>> on this. I thought it was a fairly simple md5 hash of the username
>>> and password but apparently not.

>> ----
>> I'm quite sure that you can find the code in phpldapadmin as that is
>> capable of creating the hashed password. Also - a google for mkntpasswd
>> would likely give you a 'c' program to do the same
>> Craig

> I tried every algorithm with phpldapadmin and compared the results from
> this with the results in the SambaNTPassword and SambaLMPassword and
> none of the results looked remotely the same. So it appears to be more
> than a simple hash of the password. The only one I couldn't check was
> the DES one. So it looks like I'll have to figure out the algorithm from
> mkntpasswd.

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