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

Last updated on APRIL 21, 2021

Applies to:

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


One need to use an email address as the user name for an account provisioned via the OIM Unix Connector but the provisioning does not work due to the '@' symbol in the user name.
Is the '@' symbol allowed in Unix or Linux usernames?  


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