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cP Addons - Username length

Discussion in 'cPanel Developers' started by Elite-Hosts, Jun 8, 2006.

  1. Elite-Hosts

    Elite-Hosts Guest

    When installing scripts with the new cP addons in cPanel clients are putting in a username and password but getting this error

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    Username needs to be at least 8 letters, numbers, and underscores.
    
    Password needs to be at least 8 letters, numbers, and underscores.
    
    Can this be changed anywhere, if people install phpBB or others through cpanel not everyone will have a username that is 8 characters long.
     
  2. rs-freddo

    rs-freddo Well-Known Member

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    They just need to choose a username that's 8 characters long. Any less than 8 characters would be too easy for brute force attacks.
     
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