[Samba] Prewin2kname with samba

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Fri Jul 20 16:13:58 GMT 2007

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Kaustubh Chaudhari wrote, On 19-07-2007 08:24:
> Hi All,
> I create a user in windows2k3 AD server whose Name is "test" Logon name 
> is "win2k3test"  and Pre-win2k name is "testprewin2k" (You get all this 
> options when you create user in AD)
> My samba is connected with this AD every thing works fine but when i Do 
> wbinfo -u i can see the prewin2kname of the user ie: "testprewin2k" and 
> not the "win2k3test" not sure what is the reason for this.
> Even i can access the share with this prewin2k name and not with 
> "win2k3test" user.
> wbinfo -a win2k3test%testpasswd-----fails
> wbinfo -a testprewin2k%testpasswd----works fine
> May be there is some concept behind this but i was not able to find the 
> same can any one of you re-direct me to the same or explain it.

	Imagining that Samba3 is not as good as Samba4 with AD
and that Samba3 gives preference to NT4-style domains, probably
it is using the pre-win2k names. If you create a user without
"all the options that AD gives" what happens?

> Thanks for you all help.
> Kind Regards,
> Kaustubh.

	Kind regards,
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