[Samba] UPPER letters for machine accounts

Michael Heydon michaelh at jaswin.com.au
Fri Aug 8 09:02:03 GMT 2008

Helmut Hullen wrote:
> Hallo,
> in many expamples it is proposed to take UPPER letters for machine  
> accounts.
> Making machine accounts is related to "useradd", and in some  
> distributions (p.e. Mandriva, slackware) this program doesn't allow  
> UPPER letters (the problem is related to some terminal programs. p.e.  
> "agetty").
> Is it necessary to take UPPER letters for machine accounts?
> Viele Gruesse!
> Helmut
Nope, I'm using lowercase. I think it is just so you can see at a glance 
what is user and what is machine. I have OUs for that so I don't care 
about case.

Have a good weekend :)

*Michael Heydon - IT Administrator *
michaelh at jaswin.com.au <mailto:michaelh at jaswin.com.au>

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