[Samba] password and case sensitivity

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 2 04:42:00 GMT 2002

Joseph Kezar wrote:
> We are using samba as our fileserver.  And we have a Windows 2000 PDC in
> place here as well.  The PDC is our password server.
> we have these directives:
> password server = ip_address_of_win_PDC
> encrypt passwords = yes
> And when we use pam_smb to authenticate it is not case sensitive.  if I
> have a password of dOpTog6, doptog6 is just fine.  How can I make samba
> more strict.  I tried password level = 24.  and that didnt seem to do
> anything.

pam_smb uses lanman passwords, which are not case sensitive.  Install
winbind and use pam_winbind instead.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
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