Re: FTP vs. VMS & long passwords


jmg (mcvax!cernvax!jmg@uunet.uu.net)
3 Mar 88 13:30:08 GMT


In article <8802292102.AA06989@macduff.ultra.com> > shj@ultra.UUCP (Steve Jay) writes:
>
> "530 Login failed (bad Username or Password), give new USER and PASS "
>
>when attempting to use FTP server on a VAX VMS system, and the password
>for the VAX account is over 8 characters long.

Same problem seen on trying to FTP to a Vax from the IBM TCP/IP on our
VM system.
(After hacking attacks many people go beyond 8 characters!)

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