[Samba] max. length of a username

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Jul 6 07:17:56 GMT 2009

On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 07:59:00AM +0200, Helmut Hullen wrote:
> > It is possible to add that user to the tdbsam password backend using
> > "smbpasswd -a".  That account is valid within Samba (at least using
> > smbclient).
> Just for clarification: "smbpasswd" and other samba programs have no  
> individual length limit?

Not that I know of. We might still have a limit at 256
somewhere, but if someone stumbles over that we'll fix it.

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