Win passwords - transmission to server

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Does Windows XP encrypt passwords for the transmission to the server
for verification?

If it does, in which version of Windows did this start - I believe in
earlier versions the password was transmitted in clear.
Andrew Brydon
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Re: Win passwords - transmission to server

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LAN Manager authentication is clear text. NTLM and the much more secure
NTLM2 are using encryption. Windows XP should use NTLM2 with servers,
which support that.

With CIFS, there is Kerberos support, too:

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