# max lenght user name

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

```On 03/01/12 12:10, Alejandro Gándara wrote:
> Hi list,
>
>
> 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
> 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