Username and password limits

Sean Murphy smurphy at
Mon Jan 24 15:43:43 PST 2005

We would like to use first initial last name for usernames on FreeBSD.   
I am use to Solaris which is normally eight and if you have a long 
password on Solaris it doesn't care what you type after 6 characters.

By default what is the max username and password limit in characters?

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