Can't login from windows 7pro to samba3 domain with long username - bug?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Feb 11 09:25:34 MST 2011

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 06:17:55PM +0300, Gennady G. Marchenko wrote:
> Is anyone tried to login to the samba3 domain from windows 7pro with
> username longer, then 21 symbols?
> System: FreeBSD7
> samba: 3.4.9 PDC
> Client: Windows 7pro (with sp1 too)
> I have tried and it doesn't work :( But with windows XP SP3 all
> works fine. I can't find anything like this in google  - is it bug?

This looks like a Win7 bug. I haven't received any response
from Microsoft engineers yet. Maybe you can bug them in case
you have a support contract or something equivalent.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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