Recommended update for package shadow
(Last modified: 13MAY2003)
solutions Recommended update for package shadow SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bcaf12e125c11b7142a334d86adea45b)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
rpasswddor needing login names with captial letters or a full stop character ("
rpasswdclient can crash a
rpasswddchild process which handles the connection. The parent
rpasswddprocess is still running and accepts new connections. This update fixes the problem.
The update also enables the creation of login names that contain capital letters or the full stop character ("
."), such as "Firstname.Lastname". Please note that various applications may not accept login names above a certain length or with punctation marks. Furthermore, some services such as e-mail do not differentiate the case of the login name.
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