integer user names and user quotas!


 
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Old 04-26-2009
Data integer user names and user quotas!

hello,
i want to implements user quotas. the problem is that all of our user names are integer numbers, like 8510453.

so when i set quota for a user (e.g. 8510453), it wont be set for that user name instead it will be set for exactly this: #8510453 (this is what webmin report shows).

i have tried both the edquota command and webmin module but no differences.

using a string user name (e.g. mrhosseini) will works correctly.
any idea? (we can not add any other character to user names.)
# 2  
Old 04-26-2009
our server is CentOS 5.02
# 3  
Old 04-26-2009
I'd suggest looking up the necessary UID's and using those instead.
# 4  
Old 04-27-2009
unfortunately UID's are the same
# 5  
Old 04-27-2009
Can you check with an actual console to verify that the uid's are not being properly set?
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Old 04-28-2009
oh! sorry! I was incorrect. UID's are different. But the problem is that now we just have the user names not UID's (because we store users info in a ldap server). how can we get UID's from user names in a client?
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