[Samba] Re: Apostrophes in Windows usernames (again)

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Mon Jun 7 20:23:21 GMT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: EXT-Auleta, Michael [mailto:michael.auleta at boeing.com]

> I think I've narrowed down my problem, but I still don't know 
> where to fix it.  It appears that scanning the
> users.map file strips out the apostrophes and the Windows ID 
> never matches:

> The entry in the users.map file is:
> unixid = o'brienta
> so it should map.  I've tried enclosing the Windows name in 
> double quotes, but that didn't help.

What happens if you escape the apostrophe with a backslash, like this:

unixid = o\'brienta

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