In order to prevent conflicts with past, current, and future ONID usernames, IAM is enforcing the following naming policy.
ONID Username Namespace: 1-8 alpha-numeric characters
"tstuser1" - This username is IN the ONID Username Namespace
"tst_user" - This username is NOT IN the ONID Username Namespace
"tst.user" - This username is NOT IN the ONID Username Namespace
"longusername" - This username is NOT IN the ONID Username Namespace
Active Directory administrators SHALL NOT create users or groups with a samAccountName (pre-Windows 2000 username) in the ONID Username Namespace.
Exchange administrators SHALL NOT create SMTP email addresses in the @oregonstate.edu domain with a local-part in the ONID Username Namespace.
If you need an exception to this policy, please contact IAM at [email protected].
NOTE: Active Directory does not contain the complete list of ONID usernames. The username/address you request may not be available, even though you cannot find a conflict in Active Directory.