[svlug] too many users in a group

Karen Shaeffer shaeffer at neuralscape.com
Wed Jul 2 01:14:08 PDT 2003


Hi folks,

I've seen this server (Red Hat 8) that has quite a few users, most belonging
to one particular group. The useradd command began failing, saying the group
was unknown. I deduced the line in /etc/group for this group was too long.
Further investigation supports the idea.

Anybody have any ideas about this?

Thanks,
Karen
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 Karen Shaeffer
 Neuralscape, Palo Alto, Ca. 94306
 shaeffer at neuralscape.com  http://www.neuralscape.com




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