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

On Feb 21 13:08, Bill Stewart wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 9:04 AM Bill Stewart wrote:
> > From an OpenSSH perspective, IMO, it would seem that the most
> > straightforward solution would be, if possible, for sshd to ignore
> > username case for incoming connections when it's running on Windows.
> Any chance for a fix in sshd so it doesn't require exact-match case
> usernames for incoming connections on an OS that doesn't use
> case-sensitive user names (such as Windows)?


The case-insensitivity patch has been accepted now so the upcoming
OpenSSH 8.0 will allow case-insensitive user and group names.

I'm still waiting for the ssh-host-config script patch to get
accepted, but if that doesn't occur in time for 8.0, I'll apply
it as local patch for the Cygwin 8.0 release.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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