[Samba] change in winbindd behavior

Tracy L Skaggs tskaggs at dcsqc.com
Wed Sep 7 20:12:19 GMT 2005

I have a Samba 3.0.15pre1 box running winbind to a Windows 2003 AD
Domain, see the smb.conf file below.

If I run 'wbinfo -u' it returns all the expected user and computer
accounts, in lower case.

I just compiled and installed 3.0.20 and now 'wbinfo -u' is returning
mixed-case results.

I am guessing that the mixed-case results are exactly what the AD
servers are returning to Samba, but why did 3.0.15pre1 convert all
accounts to lower-case and is this functionality something which can be
turned on/off via a smb.conf option or during compile time?

-------smb.conf (less share sections) ----------------
   server string = Campus File Server %v
   hosts allow = 192.168.2. 192.168.4. 192.168.7. 192.168.8. 192.168.9.
192.168.11. 127.
   netbios name = server
   netbios aliases = server
   username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
   map acl inherit = yes
   printcap name = /etc/printcap
   load printers = yes
   log level = 2
   log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
   max log size = 50
   debug timestamp = yes
   security = ADS
   password server = server.domain.local
   realm = DOMAIN.LOCAL
   encrypt passwords = yes
   local master = no
   wins server =
   idmap uid = 10000-12000
   idmap gid = 10000-12000
   winbind use default domain = yes
   winbind separator = +

Tracy Skaggs
Director of Technical Services
DCS Computer Services
Davenport, IA 52806

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