[Dovecot] passwd-file - lower limit for username?
ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 12:22:39 EET 2012
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 5:58 PM, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-02-21 at 17:33 +0800, Oon-Ee Ng wrote:
>> Hi, previously I could use the following in my passwd-file:-
>> I'm not sure when it stopped working, its not an account I access with
>> any regularity, but today it would not work (2.1.0, 64-bit Arch
>> Linux), with an 'unknown user' error in the logs. Is there some new
>> lower limit for username length?
> Oh, I think it's because AB is uppercased. Either lowercase it "ab" or
> set this to empty:
> auth_username_format =
> I hadn't thought of this being a problem before.. Hm. Perhaps it's not a
> common problem, so I'll just change the Upgrading text to mention this
> possibility also..
Yes, its probably the upper-casing. No problem, its just that it used
to work and now doesn't, I've already changed the username (to
something longer which isn't all uppercase) anyway. Probably SHOULD be
mentioned briefly somewhere.
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