[Samba] winbind usernames
johnsonmlw at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 19 20:34:58 GMT 2005
--- "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> wrote:
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> Matt Johnson wrote:
> | Hi,
> | I'm successfully using winbind to authenticate a
> | debian sarge workstation against an nt4 server.
> | Works a treat.
> | However, I have an odd situation where a user logs
> | for the first time as "John Smith" and gets
> created a
> | "John Smith" directory in /home. *Then*, if they
> | in as "john smith", they get a second directory
> | created as "john smith" in /home!
> | (yes, our nt4 usernames have whitespace in them,
> | yes, it's a headache - but that's another story)
> | This is for a network of 600 pupils and teachers,
> | cannot remember if they logged in lowercase,
> | or both.
> | How can I either (i) enforce lowercase only, or
> | have winbind treat "John" and "john" the same?
> This was fixed in a more recent release (3.0.9 ?
> ....check the WHATSNEW) by internally converting all
> winbindd usernames and groups to lowercase
> regardless of
> what the user typed in.
*Much* obliged. Thanks. I did google, but didn't come
up with the search phrase that pays.
Thank you for this.
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