[Samba] Numlock

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Aug 12 17:25:12 UTC 2016

On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 12:14:36PM -0400, James B. Byrne via samba wrote:
> We have encountered an anomaly that appears to be related somehow to
> Samba.  When users are moved to the new domain hosted by Samba4.3 then
> the numlock on their keyboards is always turned off when they log onto
> the domain regardless of its previous setting.  This in itself is just
> a nuisance.  However we have an application called SnetTerm, an ssh
> client, which will not recognise the numlock at all when run by a user
> logged into the new domain.  The numeric keypad is useless as such in
> this case.
> As this program is required by an external service bureau which is
> essential to our operations we need to have this problem solved.
> Has anyone encountered numlock issues stemming from Samba or Win2008r?
>  I do not know how else to phrase the question. The exact same program
> used on the exact same workstation does not exhibit this issue when
> the station belongs to and is logged on to the old domain.

Wow, that is the strangest thing I've heard in a while.

Does this help ?


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