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nss-pam-ldap case sensitivity

Hi There

I have an issue and looking through your change logs have noticed that case sensitive lookups are now done which is a problem for us in our environment. We use a Novell E-Dir and we can not modify the usernames for a start. Our user have become accustomed to case insensitive user logins but since the edir usernames are as an example JohnD a user can not login utilizing johnd . Is there any possibility of adding the functionality of setting case sensitive and case insensitive searches as I do understand the security risk it poses with multiple usernames being returned but would prefer within the config an option. If this is not possible we will need to downgrade to an older version which did allow case insensitive searches for logins which undoes all the fixes done since that version.

If anyone can help or shed some light it would be appreciated if there is such an option. We are using centos 6.0 and i have even tried the 0.8.4 nss-pam-ldap version to try the validnames regex to get past this.

Any help is appreciated


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