[OpenAFS] dots in usernames

Dave Botsch botsch@cnf.cornell.edu
Fri, 12 Oct 2007 16:18:08 -0400

Is it nothing more than a "if dot don't allow" or is there some particular
reason that if is there (allowing the dot in the username would break something

On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 03:44:12PM -0400, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Dave Botsch wrote:
> > With Kerberos V, dots in usernames should now be fine, right?
> > 
> > So, are there still known issues with dots in usernames? Or should it be
> > working?
> We have received no patch to remove the "dot in first component" check.
> Therefore, user names with dots are still not accepted unless you are
> applying your own custom mod to the source.
> Jeffrey Altman

David William Botsch
CNF Computing