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samba questions (password conversion to blowfish and is it wise to sync the useraccou

i stumbled upon something that gave some nice instructions on how to convert FreeBSD passwords from md5 to blowfish. it was simple and straight forward and it worked.

i'm running samba on the machine.

now i know the tutorial i was following had something where a user's samba and machine account password would sync, so that when he changed his samba password the general user account password would change to match.

first, i want to know if it's a good idea to allow this? right now, i didn't implement that part of the smb.conf file. next, say i were to do this, is there anyway to convert the password system that samba uses to something a bit harder to crack like blowfish? if so, how would to go about doing it?
 
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REGTREE(1)						    System Administration tools 						REGTREE(1)

NAME
regtree - Text-mode registry viewer SYNOPSIS
regtree [--help] [--backend=BACKEND] [--fullpath] [--no-values] [--credentials=CREDENTIALS] [location] DESCRIPTION
The regtree utility prints out all the contents of a Windows registry file. Subkeys are printed with one level more indentation than their parents. OPTIONS
--help Show list of available options. --backend BACKEND Name of backend to load. Possible values are: creg, regf, dir and rpc. The default is dir. --credentials=CREDENTIALS Credentials to use, if any. Password should be separated from user name by a percent sign. --fullpath Print the full path to each key instead of only its name. --no-values Don't print values, just keys. VERSION
This man page is correct for version 4.0 of the Samba suite. SEE ALSO
gregedit, regshell, regdiff, regpatch, samba AUTHOR
This utility is part of the Samba[1] suite, which is developed by the global Samba Team[2]. This manpage and regtree were written by Jelmer Vernooij. NOTES
1. Samba http://www.samba.org/ 2. Samba Team http://www.samba.org/samba/team/ Samba 4.0 06/17/2014 REGTREE(1)

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