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Re: [SLE] Limitation of UID of passwd
  • From: "Konstantin (Kastus) Shchuka" <kastus@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 22:04:00 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010828220400.B9278@xxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 07:37:48PM -0700, Steven Wong wrote:
> Does anyone know what is the limitation of the UID in passwd for SuSE Linux
> 7.x

uid is unsigned int which gives the maximum 65535


>
> We have users whose UID is 200001 >
> with this, the users cannot login and when you try su to the user, it give
> you back
> "su: cannot set user id: Invalid argument"
>
> Our passwd are on NIS.
>
> Account lower than 200001 have no problems.

Do you mean 200000 works?

> Steven
>
>
>
-Kastus

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