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Old 02-24-2009, 08:26 PM   #1
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how to ; modify system uid max range in command in aix /


friends ,

in rhel /etc/login.defs contain the max limit for system uid .

so when u create a new user , system will automatically assign a new uid ..

so i just want to know , is there any similar setting in aix /

thanks
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Old 02-26-2009, 06:07 AM   #2
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Hello,

Here is what aix has:

in the file of /etc/.ids

You will be able to set the values at a starting point but as far as I know AIX doesn't have a max value that you can set for the ids.

Sample contents: 4 203 12 200

where...

* 4 = administrative user id (mkuser -a)
* 203 = user id (mkuser)
* 12 = administrative group id (mkgroup -a)
* 200 = group id (mkgroup)
 
Old 03-01-2009, 01:03 PM   #3
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AIX does not have maximums. By default administrative accounts are numbered <200, but the calling an account administrative can be confusing.

The only differences a administrative account has with a regular account is that the default group is system, and a higher role in security is required to modify account settings.

If you wanted to enforce maximum values this could be modified in /usr/lib/security/mkuser.sys script that gets run when an account is made.
 
  


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