[Samba] Useradd doesn't accept dollar sign ($) and "add machine script" doesn't work

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Tue Nov 30 19:25:49 GMT 2004

>I have set up a Fedora Core 3 machine with Samba 3.0.9 to act as a PDC file and print server.  Everything 

>"invalid user name 'SPRUCE$'".  I can add the user without the dollar sign, then go in and edit 
There was a thread about this started mid last week under the title 
"Fedora Core 3 and Samba".  It appears to be a shift that RedHat has 
made, and is going back and changing now.  Take a look at that thread 

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