Myles Merrell wrote:
> I'm trying to add a 'backup' user AND a 'backup' group.
> At one point in the past a backup group did exist.
> I have a backup group.  I then try to create a new user and get the
> following error:
> IPA Error 4024
> Unable to create private group. A group 'backup' already exists.
> I also tried creating the backup user first then the group, and I get:
> IPA Error 4002
> group with name "backup" already exists
> How do I create a backup user and backup group, and if not why?

You need the noprivate option, e.g.

$ ipa group-show backup
<grab the GID>
$ ipa user-add --noprivate --first=Backup --last=User --gid=<gid> backup


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