[ADVANCE NOTICE] usernames limited to 8 chars gonna be nasty..

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Mon Apr 10 08:01:48 GMT 2000


this is to let you all know that we're going to be very, very mean to you
all and mandate that usernames can be of the following format... in


oh, dear: what a pity!  that's more than 8 chars.

@begin sympathy
well... umm... tough!  you'll just have to change all your domain names to
two chars and have usernames of less than 5.  sorry!
@end sympathy

any objections?

[linux copes nicely, i just tried DOMAIN\Administrator and pam_ntdom let
me log in.]


<a href=" mailto:lkcl at samba.org" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton    </a>
<a href=" http://cb1.com/~lkcl"  > Samba and Network Development   </a>
<a href=" http://samba.org"      > Samba Web site                  </a>
<a href=" http://mcp.com"        > Macmillan Technical Publishing  </a>
ISBN1578701503 DCE/RPC over SMB: Samba and Windows NT Domain Internals

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