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Re: [K12OSN] Account Names Help

How about first initial, first x letters of last name, and then graduation year:

jsmith04, bjones08

That way, all a teacher needs to know is first and last name and grade.


On Monday, October 13, 2003, at 02:09 PM, 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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