How to do Kerberos authentication with a Username & Realm greater than 30 characters (Doc ID 388598.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2008

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version: 10.1.0.2
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

The maximum length of a username within the Oracle Database is 30 characters. When using Kerberos authentication the Kerberos Realm is added to the username which further restricts the size of username available.

Cause

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