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eric.rostetter at physics.utexas.edu
Thu Jun 5 15:18:20 PDT 2003
Quoting David Tice <dtice at wheatonma.edu>:
> If a person logs into IMP 3.2 with either jdoe or JDOE the person will be
> allowed to log in. the problem arises when items are stored in horde_prefs
> or turba_object .
> These are two different according to the database I am
> using psql.
> Has anyone reported this as a bug?
Yes, several people have reported this as a bug in Horde or IMP. It is
not however! It is a "feature" or "bug" (depending on your point of view)
in your login authentication backend, most likely in your IMAP server software.
This is common, for example, with wu-imapd.
> Has anyone fixed this on their own and will tell me how.
Create a hook that converts the username to all lower case.
> I am assuming that
> you would need to change everything to lower case at login.
Yes, via a hook...
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