Long machine names...

Jean-Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at utc.fr
Thu May 21 14:39:08 GMT 1998

On Fri, 22 May 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

moved to samba-technical

> ok, try using the "map username = " option.  map "support2$" to "sup2$".

that's a solution for 1 or 2 machines ...

> OH.  first i think we have to add this functionality into the password
> system, not just on the unix smbd side :-)

remember that a machine account can be 14 characters long plus the
ending "$".

How do you plan to put 15 char in an 8 char field of /etc/passwd ???

Just wondering

Pinky: "What are we going to do tonight, Brain?"
Brain: "The same thing we do every night, Pinky :
	try to install Windows NT !"

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