Subject: Re: long usernames
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: James Chacon <email@example.com>
Date: 02/15/2003 12:59:19
If the default install is gonna allow 16 char login names then /etc/security
should probably be defaulting to that as well..
>>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
># grep login /etc/defaults/security.conf
># echo max_loginlen=16 >> /etc/security.conf
>|-----< "CODE WARRIOR" >-----|
>firstname.lastname@example.org * "ah! i see you have the internet
>email@example.com (Andrew Brown) that goes *ping*!"
>firstname.lastname@example.org * "information is power -- share the wealth."