[Fedora-packaging] packages which add user accounts: is fedora-usermgmt the way?

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Sat Jul 2 13:34:38 UTC 2005

On Sat, Jul 02, 2005 at 10:08:34AM +0200, Enrico Scholz wrote:
> As told in another posting,
> | echo 63000 >/etc/fedora/usermgmt/basegid
> | echo 63000 >/etc/fedora/usermgmt/baseuid
> would change the used range to 63000-....

We're already using those too. As I imagine a lot of large instituations

> But somebody seems to have configured it already as:
> * the predefined base-ids are '300' in the fedora-usermgmt-setup package
> * the 'predictable uid' mechanism is turned off by default and users
>   will be created dynamically. You have to turn it on explicitly by

Hmmm. I think we *do* need some consistent system.

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