On Mon, June 11, 2012 12:53, Sigbjorn Lie wrote:
>

> On Mon, June 11, 2012 12:21, Martin Kosek wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 2012-06-09 at 14:12 +0200, Sigbjorn Lie wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Is there a supported method for converting a posix user group to a
>>> non-posix user group?
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Siggi
>>>
>>>
>>
>> I am not aware of any supported method. This step is more tricky than
>> making a non-posix group a posix one, because you could break for example 
>> some existing file
>> ownerships for such group.
>>
>> But if you really want to make a posix group non-posix you could run
>> this group-mod command:
>>
>> # ipa group-show posix
>> Group name: posix
>> Description: foo
>> GID: 1994800003
>>
>>
>>
>> # ipa group-mod posix --delattr=objectclass=posixgroup
>> --setattr=gidnumber=
>> ----------------------
>> Modified group "posix"
>> ----------------------
>> Group name: posix
>> Description: foo
>>
>>
>
> Ah, excellent. Yes I'm aware that it might break ownerships if the POSIX 
> attrs is in use. However
>  we have some groups that are POSIX that does not need to be POSIX groups.
>
> I've done the change with an LDAP editor earlier, but that was the 
> "supported" solution I was
> looking for.
>
> Thanks.


Is the "--delattr=" option new for 2.2? It does not exist in my 2.1 
installation.


Rgds,
Siggi


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