[jcifs] Re: Quick question about the username field.

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Oct 16 16:09:14 EST 2002

On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 01:41:08AM -0400, Allen, Michael B (RSCH) wrote:
> > So usernames *are* case-sensitive under W/9x.  That's got to be true in 
> > pass-through auth mode only.  It's not an issue with share-mode 
> > authentication (which is what W/9x defaults to if there's no DC).  Testing 
> > here showed that case wasn't important, but then the username really isn't 
> > important at all with share-level security.
> > 
> 	So Win9x didn't care about lower case? Maybe it wasn't the username and I just
> 	upcased that for some other reason. It might be the share name in the
> 	SMB_COM_TREE_CONNECT_ANDX. If usernames don't need to be uppercase
> 	to support all platforms then I don't think we should be doing that.

I can't test pass-through auth.  It may be that it's needed for
pass-through (to a PDC).  I'd need to set that up to see.  The problem is
testing all possible combinations.

...but if it ain't broke...

Chris -)-----

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