Smbpasswd and Mixed-case passwords
MMcEldowney at deltaregional.com
Thu Feb 1 18:18:37 GMT 2001
Not entirely wrong...
NT and 2K are particular about case, but win9x isn't.
From: Pascal Deliot [mailto:pdeliot at ocare.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 5:19 AM
To: samba at us5.samba.org
Subject: Re: Smbpasswd and Mixed-case passwords
Windows doesn't make the difference for username, but it does for
Peter Michael Düppenbecker wrote:
> Hi Werner,
> this behaviour is normal because the smbpasswd file contains
> that are encrypted in the Windows style. And Windows doesn't differ
> upper and lower case (passwords and usernames).
> MfG PMD
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "werner maes" <werner.maes at cc.kuleuven.ac.be>
> Newsgroups: comp.protocols.smb,linux.samba
> To: <samba at samba.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 5:59 PM
> Subject: Smbpasswd and Mixed-case passwords
>> Apparently the smbpasswd file doesn't care about mixed-case
>> I've entered smbpasswd and changed my password to: MaEs.
>> Then I did: smbclient //server/share -U werner and provided the
>> password: MaEs. I managed to get access.
>> BUT when I entered "maes" as password, it also worked. Same story
>> Same story in Windows.
>> Can anyone confirm this issue?
>> Thanks alot,
>> Werner Maes
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