[CentOS] windbind and AD authentication - UPPER CASE usernames?

Alain Péan alain.pean at lpp.polytechnique.fr
Fri Mar 16 12:31:48 EDT 2012


Le 16/03/2012 00:15, Smithies, Russell a écrit :
> We're looking at using windbind and AD for our user account details but have run into a small snag. All user accounts in AD are upper case but our linux accounts are lower-case.
> Is there a simple solution we've overlooked?
> We really don't want to have to hack this...
>

Hi Russel,

For logins, windows does not make difference between uppercase and 
lowercase. So you can enter all your logins as lowercase, it will be 
fine for AD. Only for passwords, it makes a difference.

Alain

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