Max length for User-Name
Adam.Bishop at jisc.ac.uk
Fri Jan 27 16:39:32 CET 2017
On 27 Jan 2017, at 15:26, Joe Friedeggs <friedeggs44 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> which recommends 'at least' 63 octets, but I see the sql (ver 2.2.6 with postgresql) set the limits the UserName to 'at most' 64 characters:
2.2 is EoL. 3.0.x uses the text type for username:
CREATE TABLE radcheck (
id serial PRIMARY KEY,
UserName text NOT NULL DEFAULT '',
Attribute text NOT NULL DEFAULT '',
op VARCHAR(2) NOT NULL DEFAULT '==',
Value text NOT NULL DEFAULT ''
> What is the reasoning behind this?
Someone decided that '64' was a cooler looking number than '30' 12 years ago:
gpg: E75B 1F92 6407 DFDF 9F1C BF10 C993 2504 6609 D460
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