RE: dba group already exists in linux
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 17:53:16 -0400
You're not using some sort of centralized authentication mechanism, such as LDAP, NIS+, etc. are you?
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Jared Still Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 5:48 PM To: tony_at_sequeira.org.uk
Subject: Re: dba group already exists in linux
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 2:10 PM, S. Anthony Sequeira <tony_at_sequeira.org.uk> wrote:
Maybe it's in shadow, a group removed improperly.
Try grpck, and for good measure pwck.
GRPCK(8) System Management Commands GRPCK(8) NAME 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 -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Tue Sep 30 2008 - 16:53:16 CDT