username case

Edward Schernau ed at
Wed Mar 8 21:21:29 GMT 2000

I've had several instances now on my mixed NT 3.51/4.0/Samba
network where clients on Win boxes would enter a username
such as "THisbites", and be denyed access.  The account in
/etc/password was capitalized as "THisbites" and the NT
domain account shows in User Manager as "THisbites".

Nonetheless, Samba refuses them access, and claims (on
a debug level3 ) that there is no such user.

Changing /etc/password to be "thisbites", i.e. all lowercase,
makes it work.

Edward Schernau
Network Architect		mailto:ed at
Rational Computing		Providence, RI, USA

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