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Bug #11026

Windows usernames should be treated as case insensitive

Added by Gordon Ross 8 days ago. Updated 3 days ago.

Status:
In Progress
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
-
Start date:
2019-05-15
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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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.

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Updated by Gordon Ross 3 days ago

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

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

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