[Samba] Re: Truncated username error?

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Sep 27 15:45:14 GMT 2006

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

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> Adam Huffman wrote:
>> I'm seeing an odd problem when a user here tries to
>> edit images on a 3.0.10 Samba server running on a Centos
>> 4.4 machine.
>> There is a "couldn't find service" error, but the
>> username given is only seven characters instead of
>> the eight required.
> IS this from a Windows 2000 client ?  When I've looked
> in the past this was a bug in the Win2k client which simply
> retried with the correct name after the failure.

We see this too, from time-to-time with our (up-to-date) WindowsXP clients. 
The erroneous username is ususally truncated by 1 character.

-- Rex

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