[Samba] max. length of a username

OPC oota t-oota at dh.jp.nec.com
Mon Jul 6 02:58:47 GMT 2009

On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 05:52:18PM -0500, John H Terpstra - Samba Team wrote:
> Many older UNIX systems limit usernames to 8 characters.
> Under OpenSUSE 11.2 (not yet released) it is possible to use the
> "useradd" utility to add a username up to 29 characters in length.  It

FYI. FreeBSD can handle max 16 characters.

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