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




On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 9:10 AM Corinna Vinschen
<corinna-cygwin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This can't work correctly with OpenSSH.  The decision to allow only
> the correct case in OpenSSH was made back in 2010, because otherwise
> we would need a lot of special rules in OpenSSH just for Cygwin.
> Sorry, but that's how it is.

Thanks for the explanation -- this is understandable.

In that case, the former arrangement before the patch was preferable.

That is: For DOMAIN+username or COMPUTERNAME+username, the part before
the "+" must be UPPERCASE, but the username is not case-sensitive.

IMO This is the simplest and most straightforward arrangement.

Thanks!

Bill

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