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May 23, 2018, at 03:44 AM by peterf - Fixed erroneous mention of a 255 character limit on usernames (it's actually 50)
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Internally, PaperCut's limit on username is 255 characters.
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Internally, PaperCut's limit on username is 50 characters.
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Internally PaperCut's limit on username is 255 character.
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Internally, PaperCut's limit on username is 255 characters.
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Internally PaperCut's limit on username is 255 character.
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This Active Directory field has a 20 character limit as you can see here in this article: [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms679635.aspxcan]]
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This Active Directory field has a 20 character limit as you can see here in this article: [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms679635.aspx]]
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(:title Active Directory username length limitation:)

PaperCut does not impose a 20 character long username limit, however when using Windows Active Directory we utilise the  "sAMAccountName". This is what is seen as the owner of the print job in the print queues. Please see the attached screenshot:

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This Active Directory field has a 20 character limit as you can see here in this article: [[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms679635.aspxcan]]

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''Categories:'' [[Category.Troubleshooting|+]],
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[-Keywords: username truncation, user name, short name, shortened name, UPN, login name,-]

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