[Samba] Trouble with user who has mixed case login (upper and lower)

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Sun Feb 10 02:01:48 MST 2013

From: BillDorrian at pgatourhq.com
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 17:55:33 -0500

> We're having an issue with a user who has a login with mixed case - we'll 
> call him "USERone". 
> Samba does not recognize him; it says that the "user does not exist" even 
> though he does - and we're using the correct case for each letter. We 
> would rename him to an all lower case name, but he there are multiple 
> folders, files, and groups and processes that we'd have to change. Doing 
> so would be painful.
> We are using RHEL 6 and our version is 3.5.10-125.el6.x86_64.
> Any help that anyone can provide would be awesome.

Have you tried to set "username level" parameter?
Also you may use "usename map" or "username map script" for this purpose.
See smb.conf(5) for the detail.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> / @damemonyo 

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