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9 char. UID in our HP UNIX servers

SamirShrestha
Frequent Advisor

9 char. UID in our HP UNIX servers

Is it possible for 9 char. UID in our HP UNIX servers. I've HPUX 11.31 version installed in rx2660 machine. Now I would like to creade 9 charactered UID.
3 REPLIES
Michal Kapalka (mikap)
Honored Contributor

Re: 9 char. UID in our HP UNIX servers

hi,

check this therad from ITRC :

"HPUX UserID Length Limit"

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1162904

mikap
Taifur
Respected Contributor

Re: 9 char. UID in our HP UNIX servers

Wim Rombauts
Honored Contributor

Re: 9 char. UID in our HP UNIX servers

Look at the manpage of "lugadmin". Executing "lugadmin -e" enables the system for long user and group names.

I have this feature activated since HP-UX 11.23 (where it was an optional feature to be installed separately) about 5 years ago and have never had issues with it.