Bug 75097 - 8 character username limit
8 character username limit
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-10-04 10:47 EDT by Leonid Mamtchenkov
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-04 10:48:03 EDT
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Description Leonid Mamtchenkov 2002-10-04 10:47:57 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020809

Description of problem:
It is impossible to create a username longer than 8 characters long during GUI

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start GUI installation
2.Add user
3.Try to add "alexander"

Actual Results:  "alexande"

Expected Results:  "alexander"

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-10-04 12:07:36 EDT
You can create users post-install with the redhat-config-users.
Comment 2 Miloslav Trmac 2002-10-05 00:41:16 EDT
Oh, and why can't anaconda do it then? (Just curious)

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