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Re: sshd: computer name's case must match?

Greetings, Bill Stewart!

> I am testing sshd using the cygwin1.dll 3.x version (run as SYSTEM -
> S4U logon - works great!).

> One thing I've noticed is that if I use ssh log onto a remote
> domain-joined machine (e.g., connect with COMPUTER+localname), the
> 'COMPUTER' prefix must be uppercase - if I specify
> 'computer+LocalName', the user is unknown.

> This doesn't seem to be the case if I change the username's case -
> 'COMPUTER+localname' also works.

> Is this by design or by accident?

With no authority on the matter I would say that it follows Kerberos domain
names which are written in capital letters.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 4:19:00

Sorry for my terrible english...

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