The naming convention of the PAM server

Document ID : KB000073861
Last Modified Date : 16/03/2018
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Question:
What is the available character for the hostname?
And how many characters is it possible to use for the hostname?
Answer:
The max number of character of the hostname is 25.

The available character for the hostname is as follows.
  • a-z alphabet
  • 0-9 numeric
  • '-' minus sign.
  • The other sign cannot be used including the '_' underscore also.
  • Not to use the numeric and the minus sign at the top of the hostname.
  • Don't use the minus sign at the end of the hostname.