On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Steven Jones <steven.jo...@vuw.ac.nz> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have had little to do with permissions until now so bear with me if the Qs 
> are obviously stupid, probably not really IPA but a linux blind spot I 
> have....anyway,
> So I have a service account with its group this runs a database.
> So oracle with uid 2000 and gid 2000.  I have some other users that need to 
> be in the oracle user's group but I cant do that in IPA?

Is oracle an IPA user and group or a local user and group?

Assuming a Linux host and a local oracle user and group:  you can add
the IPA users to a local group and it will work.  I have no idea if
that's the "right" way to do it, though.

> I created a user group called oragrp gid 2001 but the user oracle is creating 
> files with a uid of 2000 and gid of 2000 and not a gid of 2001 which I assume 
> would fix it?

Again, if oracle is a local user, you can change his primary group
using "usermod -G 2001 oracle" -- but you might as well just add the
IPA users to the local oracle group.


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