Subject: Re: long usernames
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/13/2003 10:18:09
>I think it should. Something that also bugs me is /etc/security's mailing me
>complaining about usernames that are longer than 8 characters. Is there a file
>somewhere that I can configure the max login length, so a longer than 8 yet
>smaller than kern.login_name_max login name won't cause excessive spam in the
>security mail?

# grep login /etc/defaults/security.conf
# echo max_loginlen=16 >> /etc/security.conf

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