From 3.x on, the user id maximum length is 16. This can be changed
in the source code, of course, but I think anyone trying is likely
to forget something or other... :-)
Joe Schwartz wrote:
> This is on release 3.1.
> What is the maximum length for a login ID. I thought it
> was 8 characters ... but just installed majordomo and
> realized after I'd done the 'adduser' that it was 9
> characters ... and I can login as mojordomo.
> I have just created users on this machine which were on an
> NT server where some had longer than 8 characters.
> Could I have created these long user ID's without truncating
> at 8 characters?
> Joe Schwartz
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Daniel C. Sobral (8-DCS)
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