Android app: length of name

Christoph Loesch wireguard-mail at
Sat Nov 6 17:21:00 UTC 2021

Am 06.11.2021 um 17:54 schrieb Aaron Jones:
> On 06/11/2021 13:22, Christoph Loesch wrote:
>> Hi,
>> in the android app the name is limited to 15 characters.
>> Does that have a specific reason?
>> Is it possible to allow a longer name like e.g. 32 characters?
>> On importing a file the error "Invalid name" could be more specific
>> to that. Because I had to struggle with the file name until I found
>> out it is just a limitation of the length.
>> Kind regards,
>> Christoph
> The network name determines the interface name, and on Linux, the
> length of an interface name (e.g. "eth0") is limited to 15 characters.
> Regards,
> Aaron Jones
Oh, I didn't know that, thanks, that explains the limitation.

Then I would suggest to note the limitation of 15 characters in the error message on config import, if possible.

Kind regards,

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