Case sensitive password Win95 client
David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Fri Jun 23 12:08:30 GMT 2000
On Wed, 21 Jun 2000, Werner Maes wrote:
> I have a Samba server with domain logons enabled and with
> encrypt passwords=no. So I don't use the smbpasswd file, only
> the Unix password files.
> When I try to logon with a Win95 client (client for Microsoft Networks,
> logging on to a domain), people with mixed-case passwords cannot logon
> to the Samba logon server. Those with a password in lower case can logon
> without any problem.
As you're using a special version of the passwd program,
add an option to do case-insensitive matches, and pass
it in calls from samba only. Should takeabout three
lines of code... plus one in Samba itself.
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