[torqueusers] error with check_pwd?

Steve Young chemadm at hamilton.edu
Wed Sep 10 12:27:39 MDT 2008


Ahh.. it was like 18 overall. I've had this problem with login's on  
some linux workstations too but never really figured it out. So a  
limit of 16 eh? That would explain a lot thanks!

-Steve


On Sep 10, 2008, at 1:47 PM, Miles O'Neal wrote:

> Steve Young said...
> |
> |Well I think I figured out where the problem is. This user was in a
> |few different NIS groups. At one point I had some research projects
> |split up into NIS groups. This person was in charge of research and
> |was part of most of those research groups. When I took him out of
> |those other "secondary" groups his jobs started working as expected
> |again. I'm not sure why it doesn't like it when someone is in many
> |different groups. At the least it should just look at the primary
> |group for that user?
>
> How many groups?  Some OSes limit the number
> of groups to 16, and NFS prior to v4 has that
> limit as well (not sure about v4).



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