[Samba] "net rpc vampire" case sensitivity problem

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Fri Mar 26 00:18:38 GMT 2004

On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Daniel Kasak wrote:

> John H Terpstra wrote:
> > The problem you refer to is not a 'net rpc vampire' issue. This is
> > specifically an issue pertaining to the host operating system that Samba
> > is running on.
> >
> > In the Samba-HOWTO-Collection chapter on Migration I have provided a
> > shell
> > script that can be used to get around this OS problem. The script is in
> > Example 12.1, called "smbgrpadd.sh". You can easily craft a similar
> > script
> > to handle addition of user accounts.
> >
> > Please let me know if this is not an acceptable solution for you.
> >
> > - John T.
> Right. I read that HOWTO ( honest, a few times ), but I missed that script.
> When I next attempt the migration, I'll give it a go.
> What are the chances of getting something like this merged in with the
> vampire process?

Why might we want to impose the restriction needed because of a
brain-dead OS implementation on ALL OS platforms?

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

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