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Date:      Tue, 31 Dec 2002 11:33:49 +0000
From:      Ceri Davies <setantae@submonkey.net>
To:        Steve Warwick <ukla@attbi.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Pw - name too long ??
Message-ID:  <20021231113349.GD4646@submonkey.net>
In-Reply-To: <BA365409.3F34%ukla@attbi.com>
References:  <BA365409.3F34%ukla@attbi.com>

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On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 07:50:33PM -0800, Steve Warwick wrote:
> 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
> missing?

Check the FAQ:

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/misc.html#LOGIN-8CHAR

Ceri
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