[pptp-server] mschap-v2 auth against en-hashed secrets

R. de Vroede r.devroede at linvision.com
Fri Jun 7 04:06:20 CDT 2002

There is a patch out there for ppp to authenticate against Samba.
If you use RedHat 7.x, you're in luck. You can use my test RPM on

Richard de Vroede

On Thu, 2002-06-06 at 16:15, Jim Bowen wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know of a way to get ppp to auth against either a separate NT
> (or samba) server, or against NT password hashes instead of plaintext
> passwords in the /etc/ppp/chap-secrets file.
> I tried the obvious one of just putting the LM hash into the secret field
> (works with unix-crypt in pap-secrets), but all I got for that was a
> segfault :(
> Our domain controller is on NT, but I've managed to convince everyone to run
> the VPN server on linux instead, using PoPtoP (great app), but I don't like
> keeping plaintext secrets on a server that has an internet connection. I'm
> stuck with...um.... reverse-engineering their passwords at the moment, which
> can take a couple of days for the better users :)
> Jim
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