max lenght user name

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Tue Jan 3 15:06:59 CET 2012

On 03/01/12 12:10, Alejandro Gándara wrote:
> Hi list,
> thanks for the answer.
> I've read on internet about this problem, The lenght cant be increased.
> Could be other way to fix this problem?.

I don't know. The client is sending a short username. You need to fix 
the client.

> Its something weird. I always thought that netbios name was the name of
> the machine no the chain used for login.

I agree. It's a stupid thing for windows to do.

> NetbiosName: Machine01
> UserName: pepito
> UserDomainName: Domain\\pepito.
> I think Im far away from the solution. I hope you could point me to the
> right way.

You need to fix the client.

It is quite odd, because I have seen windows machines working with 
longer usernames.

Are you using the "use login credentials" option under the 802.1x profile?

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