Username and password limits

Anthony Atkielski atkielski.anthony at
Mon Jan 24 15:47:27 PST 2005

Sean Murphy writes:

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

Solaris uses only six-character passwords?  I guess it cannot claim to
be secure, in that case.


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