Fantastic! Thanks. I will update my scripts.

Is there any downside to doing this?



Rgds,
Siggi




On Mon, March 28, 2011 16:02, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> Sigbjorn Lie wrote:
>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>> I also noticed that a group with the same GID number as the users UID number 
>> is automatically
>> created when creating the user account, this is a problem for existing 
>> environments who's
>> already used the same ID number for a group.
>>
>> I see that even after doing a user-mod, changing the GID of the account, the 
>> private
>> (invisible)
>> group still exists.
>>
>> I'm missing an option to choose if I want to create or not create a private 
>> group for the user.
>>
>
> There currently isn't an option for that. You can delete a managed group
> this way:
>
> $ ipa user-add --first=Tim --last=Test ttest
>
>
> You now have a group ttest too, lets delete it.
>
>
> $ ipa group-detach ttest
> $ ipa group-del ttest
>
>
> The first command detaches it from the user (this is not reversible) and
> the second removes it altogether.
>
> rob
>
>>
>>
>> Rgds,
>> Siggi
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, March 26, 2011 18:21, Dmitri Pal wrote:
>>
>>> On 03/25/2011 03:13 PM, Sigbjorn Lie wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Using --gidnumber when adding a new user with "ipa user-add" does not
>>>> seem to have any effect. A gid number with the same value as what I 
>>>> specify in with the
>>>> --uid
>>>> parameter is chosen.
>>>>
>>>> I presume this is not the way user-add is intended to work?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> We will take a look.
>>> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/1127
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Looks like a bug so I filed a ticket.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> # ipa user-add mysql14 --first=MySQL --last=Server
>>>> --homedir=/var/lib/mysql --shell=/bin/false --uid=110 --gidnumber=3004
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Added user "mysql14"
>>>> --------------------
>>>> User login: mysql14
>>>> First name: MySQL
>>>> Last name: Server
>>>> Full name: MySQL Server
>>>> Display name: MySQL Server
>>>> Initials: MS
>>>> Home directory: /var/lib/mysql
>>>> GECOS field: mysql14
>>>> Login shell: /bin/false
>>>> Kerberos principal: mysq...@ix.nixtra.com
>>>> UID: 110
>>>> GID: 110
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Siggi
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Thank you,
>>> Dmitri Pal
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sr. Engineering Manager IPA project,
>>> Red Hat Inc.
>>>
>>>
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