[Samba] AIX as PDC: troubles with length of usernames.

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Fri Aug 2 09:16:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 2002-08-02 at 11:57, Mauricio Strello wrote:
> Hi, I want to migrate our NT domain to SAMBA over a RS/6000 F50
> machine with AIX 4.3.3. ¿Are there successful attempts out there on AIX ?
> Currently I have some problems because the machine accounts (AIX has
> a hard limit of eight characters in the usernames and the final '$'
> character
> break this rule).
You may be able to use ldap for the backend...
certainly in the head branch you can use a non unix account 
supporting backend but I don't know if pdbldap from 2.2.5 can handle
non-unix accounts.

i'm pretty sure that that F50 can run linux
which would save you from the aches...


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