[Samba] Mac OS X client problem with supplementary groups

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Jan 13 17:17:29 GMT 2004

On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Gordon Grant wrote:

> I have a very simple Samba 3.0.1 install without LDAP/ADS/winbind
> support compiled into it.  I have noticed a strange problem with
> supplementary groups I noticed with Mac OS X (10.3.2).  The SAMBA
> server is using 'ntdomain' authentication.
> When someone connects to the SAMBA server and gives their username in
> uppercase (the OS's default), then none of the secondary UNIX groups
> the user is a member of is picked up.  If exactly the same connect is
> made, but with the username in lowercase, then the groups are picked
> up.
> I have verified this in debug logs (can post) -- this seems v. odd to
> me, surely I must be missing something here??

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John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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