uid and gid for domain accounts.

Kazuhiro Fujieda fujieda@jaist.ac.jp
Thu Apr 12 09:39:00 GMT 2001


I noticed duplicate ids in the passwd file generated by
`mkpasswd -l -d'. For example, the entries for Administrator
each of a localhost and a domain has the same uid.


A chmod will change the owner of a file from domain's Administrator
into localhost's Administrator because of these entries.

The group file generated by `mkgroup -l -d' has the same
problem. The gid of None conflicts the gid of Domain Users.

Domain Users:S-1-5-21-1830945627-1768298809-2076119496-513:513:

I guess mkpasswd and mkgroup should add a large number to the
ids for a domain, and it would be fine that an user can specify
the number with an option.

For example, if mkgroup -l -d -b 10000 generated the following
entries, the problem would be solved.
Domain Users:S-1-5-21-1830945627-1768298809-2076119496-513:10513:

How about this idea?
  | AIST      Kazuhiro Fujieda <fujieda@jaist.ac.jp>
  | HOKURIKU  School of Information Science
o_/ 1990      Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

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