[Samba] password and case sensitivity

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 2 09:45:01 GMT 2002

Joseph Kezar wrote:
> We use pam_smb for logins directly into the linux box.  However, is my
> current config using pam_smb as well for SMB sessions?  For instance, if
> you map a drive, and you give windows the credentials to map the drive,
> this part of samba is not case sensitive.  Its this password here we are
> mainly concerned with.

The LM password used by Win9X is not case senstive.  This password *may*
be used by NT if an NT (unicode, case senstive) password has not been

> is there a smb.conf directive to use pam_winbind?

pam-winbind is configured seperatly, read the winbind documentation.

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