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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey Any one...
Do u know any way I can modify the max username length in unix? I guess it is 32/64 characters by default. Suppose I want to increase it to 128.
i hav tried /etc/skel
but no use...
How can I do that? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: MayureshRisbud
In shared memory, when using shmget function, first parameter is ket_t key.
I know it is an integer type, but length of it is system dependent. That means may not be have integer's ranges.
What is range of key_t in Linux? Is it different in distros, for example in ubuntu & fedora? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pronetin
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I want to know the maximum length of user name under NIS? I tried googling but it didnt help :(. If there is any command to find out this please let me know. I know on unix user name should be 8 characters long but just i want to know if i can have 9 letter user under mapped under NIS. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: zedex
4. Red Hat
I am using RHEL 4. Currently maximum password length limit is set to 8 on my system.
Please tell what do i need to change to increase this limit to say 20. I changed the login.defs and included the following line -
but this dint work.
I further... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: shamik
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to create a file of record length more than 300 characters.
But in my unix box, i am able to create a file only with a maximum of 256 characters per record.
Is there anyway i can create a file with more than 300 characters in this case?
Or How to increase the maximum record... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mahish20
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a flat file of 1000 rows. I want to check the length of the 5th column. The one having the longest length , I want to set it as DEFINED PARAMETER.
So later I can check others with that particular number only.
Any ideas ?? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ganesh123
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I tried to write a shell to read huge file and eliminate max length record which is wrong generated record. But I get an error
remove_sp.sh: line 27: syntax error near unexpected token `else'
remove_sp.sh: line 27: ` else $LINE >> REJFILE'
My shell is here:
#!/bin/sh... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: mr_bold
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have a shell script which takes several args. what is the maximum length of string i can give as argument? (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: senthilk615
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Could anyone shed some light on the length of a Unix filepath max length pls ?
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Discussion started by: wilsontan
I have been told that my college wants to implement LDAP. This creates a problem for me because my users active directory names and email user names differ from their unix system logins. Is there any way to make the Unix usernames more compliant to my user's other account usernames??? We use... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rod23