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Can a Linux username contain a backslash? [duplicate]

Can a Linux username contain a backslash? If it can, are there any core/common utilities that would choke on such a username?
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How to check remotely the remoted logged in users on a computer, using WMIC?

I would like to know if it is posible to get the current usernames of remotely logged in users on a computer? From windows cmd? Kind of: WMIC /NODE:ComputerName ComputerSystem Get Username But this ...
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Windows 2008 Server R2- orginal Domain Profile will not show after username recovery

One of our employees came back to our firm. His username in AD was deleted over a year ago, but the his domain profile on the computer he was using is still there. When he logs in a NEW domain profile ...
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FreeBSD undo uppercase characters in username

I set up a FreeNAS box a while ago and against better judgement, used an uppercase character when creating my username. This has led to a directory called George. Now, when I later read that ...
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ProFTPd MySQL query %u resolves to proftpd, not username

I am trying to use ProFTPd's MySQL configuration to set up FTP login to my server. I have a SQLNamedQuery that is used to get the user info from the database (see Setting up ProFTPd with default home ...
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Default username format in Active Directory

Since Windows 2000 NTLM has been replaced with Kerberos. Thus Kerberos uses UPNs to identify the users. UPN is also the preferred usernaming format. Now, why does Windows 7 still display a logged in ...
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restore root account on ubuntu running in EC2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: root locked out of EC2 How can I restore root account that is running on EC2 Ubuntu platform? In the /etc/passwd the root username got replaced with something like ...
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apache, forcing to give username

I have an SVN repository requestable via Apache HTTPD Server 2.2.8. I want to allow anyone to update or commit on it but I want a committer name. So I must force the clients to provide an username but ...
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How to show high usage user's username with the top command, if the username is too long?

I'm having problem identifying high usage users on a shared Linux machine. I use the "top" command and it does show which commands are using the most CPU. But the usernames on this server all start ...
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Active directory user alias

Do you know if exists something like "alias" for domain users? On my domain I have a short username (ex. n.surname) and i would like users could login with extended name (es. name.surname) to the same ...
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Any difference between DOMAIN\username and username@domain.local?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an obscure authentication error and need some background information. Is there any difference between how Windows (and programs like Outlook) process DOMAIN\username and ...
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Cannot connect to mySQL because of invalid settings

I'm new to xampp, and have it installed on a Windows 7 machine. Earlier, I was able to at least get the login page for phpMyAdmin, but it was not taking username of "root" and no password, so I ...
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what is the default username / password of telnet?

I have installed Telnet server on my CentOs Server. and set disable = noa in xinted.d folder and reset xinted. so telnet is started. When I telnet to server,it will get login and password but I ...
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Best Practices in Username Standards: Avoiding Problems

I'm interested in finding out what people's experiences with standard usernames is. I've always been in places that used {firstInitial}{lastname} (sometimes with a length-limit). Now I've users that ...
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FreeBSD aliased user identification and GNU screen

The situation is the following. I have FreeBSD user M, which is an alias for root, i.e., its UID equals to 0. I have a daemon started as M (as a shell for an autologin console, if it matters). The ...
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Is it possible to call user both by number and by name in Freeswitch?

How should I configure freeswitch directory entry so that it will be possible to call this user both by numeric number and by textual username?
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How can I view the usernames of those SSHing into my network?

I can see the IP address of the connecting computer. I am just curious as to whether I can get the username of the computer that is connecting into the network?
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git bash change username

I am using git bash and its trying to use my Windows username to login with "git push origin Dev" but I want it to use a different name, my username on the remote. How can I change this? Thanks
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(windows) reset or change username & password for a login to another computer (samba/linux) on the LAN

When you open up the 'Network' window on windows, and you see computers and or network shares for the workgroup, well, I accidentally input the wrong username / password for the computer it is ...
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Wget: Is there a way to pass username and password from a file?

Is there a way to pass the username and password from a file instead of the command line via --user and --password? Background: I want to run wget via cron and don't want the username/password show ...
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Is there a username required for Juniper telnet logins

I have a very straightforward question. Unfortunately, its so simple, that I have struggled to confirm the answer and the Juniper KB stops short of answering it when telling you how to set up telnet. ...
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Custom Email username in Cpanel

I have just moved servers with around 20 clients hosted on it. I have moved from a propriety management system to Cpanel/WHM. I just wondered how to go about changing the email username for accounts ...
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map remote ssh user to a different local user

All my boxes have the same username for myself, except one legacy machine where I'm loath to try to change it. Whenever I ssh to the machine, I forget to specify my user name, and my password is ...
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Force specific usernames for Mercurial commits

We're switching from Subversion to Mercurial in our corporate environment. There will be a central repository that is accessible via HTTPS with basic HTTP authentication. Now I'm curious whether it's ...
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Is it better so use numeric or name for user logins?

Is it better to have user logins based on a unique number or the users name. eg Numeric: sc12345 Based on name: simon.cropp, scropp or simoncropp Some context. Windows environment MS Active ...
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Active Directory Password Formats

I'm working on an open source project that will manage active directory users. I am looking for feedback from Windows/Active Directory Admins on the formats of usernames they prefer or their ...
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username and password for rsync in script

I'm creating a cron job to keep two dirs in sync. I'm using rsync. I'm running an rsync daemon. I read the manual and it says: RSYNC_PASSWORD Setting RSYNC_PASSWORD to the required ...
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Can I use email addresses as usernames with Subversion?

Will subversion accept usernames such as firstname.lastname@domain.com? We are using svn+ssh with public key authentication as per the official svn guide's ssh tips and tricks section. Basically, we ...
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Is it possible to have localised Windows user names?

Is it possible to have localised Windows user names?
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Active Directory: Changing a name

I have a user with a typo'd name. For the sake of explanation, I'll say the username is lusername, first name Lindsay. Active Directory had the user initially named Lindsey Username, and I need it to ...
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Connect to Samba share with no username/password

I have just set up Samba on a CentOS 5 machine. It works OK, but I would like to configure it so that users can connect to Samba shares without the need to provide a user name and password. I have ...
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User name before sudo

I got a script rquiring sudo, but the script must set parameters according to the original user, such as: chown "${USER}:${USER}" dir If I set it under sudo, I just end up with "chmod root:root", ...
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Changing Windows Domain UserName

i have a small network thats managed by a windows server 2003 box with active directory and microsoft exchange. I want to rename my username but want to know if anything is going to be affected by it. ...
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What characters should I use or not use in usernames on Linux?

I want to create user accounts named after a domain name. adduser complains that the usernames need to match the NAME_REGEX regular expression. adduser: Please enter a username matching the regular ...
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crontab: login name too long

When I try to edit do crontab for a user with a long username on solaris 10 I get this error: crontab: login name too long Is this a known problem and is there a solution for it (without changing ...
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Command line active directory query email address for username

On Windows XP in an Active directory environment - what is the easiest way for me to query a user's email address from AD given their username on the command line. (Assuming I know where it is kept ...