[Samba] authenticating NT users with space in username?

Rashid N. Achilov achilov-rn at askd.ru
Wed Dec 6 08:52:41 GMT 2006

On Tuesday 05 December 2006 02:50, poisonpill wrote:
> I know it's ridiculous, but I have a userbase where every username has a
> space in it. IE: "temp user". Is it possible to use samba to authenticate
> these users? So far I have been able to accept usernames without spaces
> flawlessly, but not the ones with spaces.

When you'd include it in smb.conf, try:

allow users = "User with spaces", user_without_spaces, @"Group with spaces", 
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