use the short username by default for network authentication

defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.NetworkAuthorization UseShortName -bool YES
This command will use the short username (ie: bsmith) instead of the full (or long) name (ie: Bob Smith), by default in the network authentication dialog, ie: when connecting to servers. Resulting in one less step/time saved. Simply change the boolean value to "NO" (ie: "... -bool NO") to revert to the system's default behavior.

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2009-12-01 05:39:36

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