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Re: username case sensitive with the sshd service

On Apr  3 20:33, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> > That's not the right thing to do.  By sticking to OpenSSH-5.2p1, you
> > end up with an old version of OpenSSH, with unfixed security bugs,
> > thus thwarting the sole reason why you're using SSH.
> > Why not just getting used to entering the username casesensitive, as
> > on any other system?
> Which "other system" you're referring to? I don't know of any that treating
> user names case-sensitive. (Not that I know of many... But Windows, Linux and
> Mac OS X don't.)

Huh?  POSIX systems treat usernames casesensitive, just as they do with
filenames.  Windows and Mac OS pre-X are the only systems I know of
which treat usernames and filenames caseinsensitive, albeit you can
switch to partial casesensitivity on Windows(*).



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