We’re in the midst of changing the process for assigning new netIDs, and one consideration is the length of usernames allowed in various systems. We’ve currently got a maximum length of 8, and given that our plan is to never reuse netIDs, that maximum causes challenges to maintaining uniqueness and having reasonable netIDs without embedded numerals. We’re considering increasing that to 24 characters.
What maximum length do you have for netIDs?
What is the maximum username length supported in most systems? Some cursory web searches gave me these numbers:
SQL Server 128