Unable To Use An Email Address As A User Name for a Unix Account in OIM (Doc ID 2079901.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2015

Applies to:

Identity Manager Connector - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Need to use an email address as the user name for an account provisioned via the Generic Unix Connector. The provision fails.  The '@' symbol appears to cause some problems.

Is the '@' symbol allowed in Unix or Linux usernames?  
 

Solution

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