[CentOS] Using long usernames with dots in LDAP

Oliver Schulze L. oliver at samera.com.py
Fri Mar 31 18:53:23 UTC 2006

I have configured openldap on CentOS 4.3, all my users are in ldap.
I also configure idx-smbtools for managing the users.

The test I'm doing is creating long usernames like this:

All is working fine:
sendmail, dovecot, idx-smbldap-tools, ceti-poppassd, chown

My question is, I'm breaking some standards? Or breaking some
posix specification by doing this?
It is recomended to have this kind of usernames on Linux?

Many thanks

Oliver Schulze L.
<oliver at samera.com.py>

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