Username and password limits

Oliver Leitner Shadow333 at
Mon Jan 24 16:07:36 PST 2005

Well, theyre prolly in the sourcecode for the login routine, were talking 
bout opensource, you know...

sorry, i dont know them, and i havent looked em up on my own, but im sure 
they are there.

Oliver Leitner
Technical Staff

On Tuesday 25 January 2005 01:00, Sean Murphy wrote:
> Anthony Atkielski wrote:
> >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.
> Sorry eight for password as well.
> Does any know the limits for FreeBSD?
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