[Samba] Increase machine name length in /etc/passwd

Corey Hart chart at acad.stedwards.edu
Fri Jul 18 20:13:28 GMT 2003

when a new machine connects and the person logs them into the domain using the proper administrator account add user script runs.
add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g machines -c Machine -s /bin/false -M %u

The problem is I notice in /etc/passwd the machine name is only using 7 characters.  Is there a way to increase this so it uses them all?

Samba 2.2.8a
Red Hat Linux 8.0

Corey Hart
Systems/Security Analyst
St. Edward's University
coreyh at admin.stedwards.edu
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