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Re: Fstab setup [SOLVED]



Scot L. Harris wrote (about smbfs passwords):
> That is good to hear.  This keeps your password from showing up in fstab
> however the password is probably passed in the clear over the network. 
> I am not sure about that but you may want to check it out if you are
> worried about someone sniffing the network for such passwords.

Probably not: IIRC, Microsoft has had encrypted passwords turned on
by default since about Win95 release 2. However, this isn't necessarily
as secure as it might seem: some MS encryption hashes are pretty weak.

James.

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