Reply to post: Re: Push back and automate

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

Rob Moir

Re: Push back and automate

For better or worse, usually worse, it's common practice in large chunks of uk education. I've been trying to move my place away from using initials as usernames for years because it doesn't scale. There _are_ collisions and people do want to change their username/initials when they get married or divorced or whatever and it causes bedlam in many systems that link to AD account by username string instead of guid.

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