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Re: Mixed Case Usernames - Linux Server

From: Craig McQueen <mcqueen-c_at_edsrd1.yzk.co.jp>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 08:57:21 +0900

No, it covers both. Set:

  SSPIUsernameCase lower

Then, the SSPI module changes whatever the user provides to lower-case.
Then all the entries in the SVN auth file should then be lower-case, and
it works well.

Roger Lipscombe wrote:
>
> And that only covers authn, not authz. We have the same problem, and
> I'm getting fed up with asking my users if they got the case of their
> username correct (as in the same as in authz.conf)...
>
>
>
> *From:* Craig McQueen [mailto:mcqueen-c_at_edsrd1.yzk.co.jp]
> *Sent:* Wed 18 February 2009 02:09
> *To:* Aaron Axelsen
> *Cc:* users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> *Subject:* Re: Mixed Case Usernames - Linux Server
>
>
>
> One work-around might be to use the 3rd-party SSPI authentication
> module instead, which has an option to convert to lowercase.
>
> Regards,
> Craig McQueen
>
>
> Aaron Axelsen wrote:
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> Does anyone have any thoughts or workarounds for this?
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> Aaron Axelsen wrote:
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>
> I have googled and searched around for a while but have not found a
>
> good answer. I have SVN running under apache on a linux box,
>
> which used mod_authnz_ldap for authentication. Is there some way
>
> to force all of the authenticated names to lowercase before loading
>
> the AuthzSVNAccessFile? Or a way to make that file be case
>
> insensitive? Any other workarounds or suggestions are welcome!
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