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Date:      Mon, 30 Dec 2002 19:50:33 -0800
From:      Steve Warwick <>
To:        <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Pw - name too long ??
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Hi All, 

I am trying to add a user name with the pw command and get the "name too
long" error after 15 or 16 characters. However, I also use Webmin which has
allowed me to use much longer user names. Is there a switch or setting I am

pw adduser longdomain-henry2 -w random -d "/home/longdomain/henry2" -g
nogroup -s "/sbin/nologin" -c "henry two" -h 0

Suggestions? Remember, Webmin can do longer names for some reason...



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