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Bug #11026

Windows usernames should be treated as case insensitive

Added by Gordon Ross 3 months ago. Updated 10 days ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
-
Start date:
2019-05-15
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

Description: Windows usernames are case insensitive, unix usernames are case sensitive. When a local user is created in lower case and a windows user tries to login with all upper case or mixed case they are unable to login due to case sensitivity.

History

#1

Updated by Gordon Ross 3 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Status changed from New to In Progress

Testing: Create unix user lower case, and "smbadm enable-user".
Attempt to logon with upper case variant of the name.
Should work but fails.

Fix in production since late 2017

#2

Updated by Electric Monk 10 days ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

git commit 33fc94dcd110f095f791299c5a5fe822e267972e

commit  33fc94dcd110f095f791299c5a5fe822e267972e
Author: Matt Barden <matt.barden@nexenta.com>
Date:   2019-08-10T14:05:48.000Z

    11026 Windows usernames should be treated as case insensitive
    Reviewed by: Gordon Ross <gordon.ross@nexenta.com>
    Reviewed by: Evan Layton <evan.layton@nexenta.com>
    Approved by: Garrett D'Amore <garrett@damore.org>

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