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Re: [K12OSN] Account Names Help

How about first initial, then middle initial, followed by last name?  E. g. for St. IGNUcius, it would be "rmstallman".  That's what we use at work, and so far, it's worked out well.


On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 14:09, jamie wrote:
I am building an LDAP directory for auth to our samba/netatalk servers for
our 3000 students. I am looking for suggestions on naming conventions. I was
thinking firstname.lastname would be the easiest for the kids and also have
the least amount of duplicates but thanks to windows 98 I believe I am
limited to 13 characaters for a login name. This puts me in a bind with long
first names such as


These are terrible login names! Any suggestions?

Jamie McParland

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