Subject: bin/19383: ftpd doesn't allow login from users whose name is 11 characters long
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/14/2002 11:00:06
>Synopsis: ftpd doesn't allow login from users whose name is 11 characters long
>Arrival-Date: Sat Dec 14 11:01:01 PST 2002
>Release: NetBSD 1.6
System: NetBSD above.proper.com 1.6 NetBSD 1.6 (GENERIC) #0: Sun Sep 8 19:43:40 UTC 2002 email@example.com:/autobuild/i386/OBJ/autobuild/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC i386
A valid user with an 11-character name could not log in with FTP.
I suspect that the problem would be true for names over 8 characters.
Give the person a shorter name. This worked for me, which indicates it
wasn't a problem with the directory permissions or anything like that.