Bug 87478 - Why 5 symbol limit for an username?
Why 5 symbol limit for an username?
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Registration (Show other bugs)
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athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Chip Turner
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Reported: 2003-03-27 10:05 EST by Ivo Sarak
Modified: 2007-10-23 22:01 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-11 01:56:24 EDT
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Description Ivo Sarak 2003-03-27 10:05:57 EST
Description of problem:
Why is there a minimum limit of 5 symbols for a username length? 

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How reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
Try to (re)register a machine and use shorter username than 5 symbols.

Actual results:
http://www.vendomar.ee/~ivo/username_too_short.png

Expected results:
No limit for an username length.

Additional info:
Reason why I report it is that I have been using RHN for a years and my username
is "IvoS". Do I need to reregister myself?
Comment 1 John Airey 2003-03-31 09:07:05 EST
I also have a four character username and am similarly affected. However, it 
seems that you (Red Hat) have fixed this today as I was able to register a 
system onto this account. 
Comment 2 Ivo Sarak 2003-04-11 01:56:24 EDT
Seems to be fixed.

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