[CentOS] Using long usernames with dots in LDAP

William L. Maltby BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com
Fri Mar 31 22:15:15 UTC 2006


On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 18:01 -0400, Oliver Schulze L. wrote:
> Hi Craig and William,
> my tests are successful until now.
> 
> All this tests are successful:
> - getent passwd, getent group, id, groups, finger, su
> - smbldap-useradd, smbldap-groupadd
> - chown username file
> - chgrp group file
> - sendmail/dovecot/ceti-poppassd
> - emails to/from yahoo/hotmail/gmail
> 
> Notes:
> if I pass the username and group to chown, it fails. I have to use like 
> this:
> # touch /tmp/test1
> # chown root.root /tmp/test1
> # chown -v this.is.avery.long.username /tmp/test1
> # chgrp -v this.is.avery.long.username /tmp/test1
> 
> Thanks for the comments,
> Oliver
> 
I just did the cown here with both "," and ":". Still works with both. I
wish I could remember who/what that problem was. Well, maybe it's been
fixed up by chances since then.

GL
Bill
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