adam beecher wrote:
> Greetings lusers,
>> Tell me, is there a "standard" for usernames?
Traditionally, all lowercase, max 8 characters, usually initial followed
by surname without a dot, or just initials (pf at ucc.ie)
> I'm setting up a test system
> in here, however I want it to scale as I'll be migrating it to a larger
> system later. On my own machines, I use the first letter of the first name
> and the surname (abeecher),
> however there's very few users on those
> machines -- there'll be 800-1000 users on the new system. Standard email
> addresses in here are firstname.lastname,
Nothing to stop you but I wouldn't want to have to type it every time I
login, and I wouldn't want my login directory to be /home/peter.flynn
> so obviously that would be the
> ideal to avoid having to remap, but will the period cause hassle? Any other
> suggestions or resources?
The pedants would like to see email addresses divorced from login names.
There are good reasons for this, but <userid at host> is the default, I
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