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Sysadmin told to spend 20+ hours changing user names, for no reason

Olivier2553 Silver badge

Not to mention that could break a number of scripts, web pages, etc. that are set-up to do something specific for a specific user.

Once a username has been assigned, it is impossible to change it without risking to leave something not working, and the repercussions could be found only years after the change.

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