[ADVANCE NOTICE] usernames limited to 8 chars gonna be nasty
Cole, Timothy D.
timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Tue Apr 18 14:47:12 GMT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kurt Fitzner [SMTP:kfitzner at nexus.v-wave.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 14:22
> To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM
> Subject: Re: [ADVANCE NOTICE] usernames limited to 8 chars gonna be
> On 11-Apr-00 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> >> Don't tie it to the user name. In some cases (i.e. LDAP) it would be
> >> much better to add another multi-valued attribute like "NTDOMAIN". That
> >> way we could use that account for multiple domains, or move domains
> >> easily.
> > good idea.
> You don't even need to go with LDAP. Just use some of the extra fields in
> passwd file entry. The full-name field comes to mind.
Users can modify the GECOS fields, though... plus in some
organization, the GECOS fields are used for other purposes anyway...
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