This Attribute indicates the name of the user to be authenticated.
It MUST be sent in Access-Request packets if available.
It MAY be sent in an Access-Accept packet, in which case the
client SHOULD use the name returned in the Access-Accept packet in
all Accounting-Request packets for this session. If the Access-
Accept includes Service-Type = Rlogin and the User-Name attribute,
a NAS MAY use the returned User-Name when performing the Rlogin
A summary of the User-Name Attribute format is shown below. The
fields are transmitted from left to right.
0 1 2
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1
| Type | Length | String ...
1 for User-Name.
The String field is one or more octets. The NAS may limit the
maximum length of the User-Name but the ability to handle at least
63 octets is recommended.
The format of the username MAY be one of several forms:
text Consisting only of UTF-8 encoded 10646 characters.
network access identifier
A Network Access Identifier as described in.
A name in ASN.1 form used in Public Key authentication