[LON-CAPA-users] Password length

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 17:00:00 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Mark,

> 	I just had a student who was having problems logging in.
> The solution was to have her shorten her password down to 8 characters.
> 	We are authenticating via kerberos 5 through our university 
> system.
> 	Is that a LON-CAPA imposed limit or a kerberos issue????

Lon-capa supports passwords up to 15 characters in length, after that
it truncates the password.

guy@albertelli.com          BM: n^20 t20 z20 qS 
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