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Re: Problem with long names



Hi ,
     Unix has a limit on the maximum number of characters
      for the username as 8 chars until recently.
     But for other pam modules like Pam-Kerberos there is
     no such limit, which might depend on the underlying module(kerberos).

Regards,
Bandi


Maarten Buiter wrote:

> Ondrej,
>
> I'm using PAM-LDAP, and just created a testuser with a 12 character long
> login name.
> Everything works OK.
>
> It might indeed be a pam_unix problem, but it's sure nothing
> related to PAM itself.
>
> Perhaps you should go through your PAM documentation to find out how
> to put some more information into your log-files.
>
> Maarten
>
> Ondrej Svetlik wrote:
>
> >People with login names longer then 9 characters cannot login. Does
> >anybody have any idea what to do?
> >
> >When using pam_krb5, the module logs success for authentication, but login
> >fails. It seems to be something with pam_unix?
> >
> >-oxs
> >
> >example:
> >(pts/4)root@osvetlik:~# useradd pferschman
> >(pts/4)root@osvetlik:~# passwd pferschman
> >Changing password for user pferschman.
> >New password:heslo
> >BAD PASSWORD: it is too short
> >Retype new password:heslo
> >passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
> >(pts/4)root@osvetlik:~#
> >
> >(pts/5)osvetlik@osvetlik:~> su - pferschman
> >Password:heslo
> >su: incorrect password
> >(pts/5)osvetlik@osvetlik:~>
> >
> >Nothing's logged.
> >
> >
> >
>
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