Betr.: [ic] using email as username

J van Dijk 'BV Kunststoffenindustrie Attema' j.vandijk at
Mon Feb 23 04:19:47 EST 2004

>I want to use email as username. I'm referring to the posting at


>I'm on IC 5.0.0 with mySQL. I tried creating the userdb table with the

>primary key / column key to store email address. But for some reason,
>creates table with primary column of type char(16). I cannot store
>address in that field as it is not sufficient to hold longer email 
>So if I use the above mentioned configuration, can I store the email
in the 
>email column, when a new user is created either automatically or
through new 
>account page ? Or should I try to somehow expand the size of the
>column in the userdb table ?


We use the next line in catalog.cfg:
UserDB	  default indirect_login   email
users can login with their emailaddress.
No changes in the userdb are needed.


Met vriendelijke groet,

Jan van Dijk
j.vandijk at
B.V. Kunststoffenindustrie Attema
tel : 0183-650650 tst 674
fax: 0183-650751

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