User names in FC2
jeremy at brownjava.org
Wed Jun 23 18:46:51 UTC 2004
Michael Gargiullo wrote:
>While email addresses can contain periods and underscores. Usernames
>cannot. This changed after RH8 or 9. The Shadow Utilites package
>underwent changes. I know there are hacked shadow-util packages that
>allow the periods in usernames under fedora, I wouldn't recommend them.
You can circumvent this as well by storing your user database in some
other location, like an LDAP server.
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