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When you run User Manager or Server Manager to add a new user or to change a current user's password, the encrypted-password-block goes through the network, exposing the password in plain text. The server makes a call to the remote client without encrypting the password data.
This behavior can occur if you use NTLMv1 (Windows NT LAN Manager version 1) on a server that runs Microsoft Windows 2000 Server.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
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