Re: dba group already exists in linux

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 14:47:55 -0700
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On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 2:10 PM, S. Anthony Sequeira <>wrote:

> Maybe it's in shadow, a group removed improperly.
> Try grpck, and for good measure pwck.
> GRPCK(8) System Management Commands
> GRPCK(8)
> grpck - verify integrity of group files

Thanks for the suggestions, though that doesn't seem to be the problem.

I have seen this before, just never pursued it.

As I am building a new server, and not a test box, I would like to do it properly.

So far, no luck.

strace of groupadd didn't reveal anything either.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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