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Re: [suse-security] length of a login
  • From: engelbert.gruber@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2000 10:57:10 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007041053500.1623-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 3 Jul 2000, Simone Grabstein wrote:

> Hi guys.
>
> Once upon a time...we were limited to 8 characters for
> users' logins (and apparently still limited to 8
> characters for passwords).
>
> I currently manage a few servers were I had to
> implement longer usernames. Now, I get repeated
> notices form SuSE seccheck scripts about user logins
> having more than 8 characters.
i have this on systems for a while now and modified
seccheck to ignore the longer names, when checking
owner, so only when creating (it is not me that creates
the users) a user with longer login seccheck barks.


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