Problem with Win-32 server - Access-2.0 password
tjr "at" orl.co.uk
Tue, 03 Mar 1998 11:07:57 +0000
>>>>>>>> John Hayward writes:
> I have had trouble with getting this combination correctly
> authenticating when using Access-2.0 which is part of work group.
> When starting Access I see the dialogue box asking for user and password.
> If I type in the user and password remotely I always get an error message
> indicating user or password is wrong. If however I type in user name
> remotely and then type password locally it logs in just fine. The
> password is echoed as stars and I see the correct number of stars on
> both the remote and local screens. The password contains both upper and
> lower case letters.
This is almost certainly the "right shift" problem which a couple of people
have now identified. Try typing the password using the left shift key only.
Alternatively use the following workaround on the X display before running
xmodmap -e "keysym Shift_R = Shift_L"