Login or Register to Ask a Question and Join Our Community


uid ,gid value change


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers uid ,gid value change
# 1  
Old 05-02-2012
uid ,gid value change


Present
Code:
/home/dsadm# id dsadm
uid=0(root) gid=0(root)

----------------------------------
needs to be
Code:
/home/dsadm> id dsadm
uid=23186(dsadm) gid=16284(gdstage)





Please provide the command/steps for the above uid, gid value change
Thanks in advance for all your support .

Moderator's Comments:
Mod Comment Please use next time code tags for your code and data

Last edited by vbe; 05-02-2012 at 07:51 AM..
# 2  
Old 05-02-2012
Start by typing just id

Then explain a bit more: why dsadm is a root account?
There may be a good reason...
If it should not, well since you are still root, you just type:
Code:
chown dsadm:gdstage /home/dsadm

Then depending of your OS you will have to update the line about dsadm in /etc/passwd (different commands exist depending OS...). IF you are using NIS, it will be different also...

Please give OS (and version) and tell us if you are using NIS

Last edited by vbe; 05-02-2012 at 08:27 AM.. Reason: Ask more infos...
# 3  
Old 05-02-2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by vbe
Start by typing just id

Then explain a bit more: why dsadm is a root account?
There may be a good reason...
If it should not, well since you are still root, you just type:
Code:
chown dsadm:gdstage /home/dsadm

Then depending of your OS you will have to update the line about dsadm in /etc/passwd (different commands exist depending OS...). IF you are using NIS, it will be different also...

Please give OS (and version) and tell us if you are using NIS
for installing one tool in unix ,some one used root while installing,now as per client rules,we need to remove root to access that installed application and for accessing need user id to be dsadm.
# 4  
Old 05-03-2012
But if you want us to effiently help you, you will have to give us your platform and OS details (OS and version minimum...)
 
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Tar extract: remap uid gid ?

OK, so simple question here: Is there anyway to REMAP, while extracting with tar, specific uid's and gid's on extracted files ? Background: The usual transfer between two servers with same literals username's names, but with different gid and uid. I would like, for example, files owned by... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: fidodido
6 Replies

2. Homework & Coursework Questions

Display info about users (UID GID processes terminal)

I would like to get an opinion for my solution for this task and get feedback about better approach or mistakes I have made. 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data: The task is to create a script which prints information about users whose names are specified in the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kornfan
2 Replies

3. AIX

UID & GID instead of user name and group name

Hi Everyone, We are encountering the following issue on AIX 5.3. When we do ls -ltr the list displays only user id and group id instead of user name and group name. This is happening for all users except root. Whe we do ls -ltr with root user it shows perfectly fine. When we searched... (25 Replies)
Discussion started by: madhav.kunapa
25 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

changing uid,gid

Hi, I am new to scrippting need little help, I would like to change uid, gid of exisisting user, example User A current uid=1,gid=2 would like to change uid=4,gid=5 I know the command to change uid,gid but after changing I have to change permissions on folders also which are belonging... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: manoj.solaris
3 Replies

5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Numeric uid and gid in ls -l command

Im listing the contents of a directory using the command ls -lI get numeric uid and gid for some lines. example: drwxr-xr-x root root 1970-01-01 01:00 sys -rw-r--r-- 501 20 0 2010-08-04 14:54 shutdown.bravo.rc drwxr-x--- 501 20 ... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: flocki
5 Replies

6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

GID & UID for HP-UX ?

Hi, can somebody tell me how to make directoriy in which all files will be generated as dir owner ? I'm able to add GID for directory group and files have group id like folder , but when i do same for user files still are created as user which creates them :( drwsrwsrwx 2 flexbul ... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pp56825
2 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

UID & GID of the running process

Hi, out of curosity this question just popped in my mind. Is there any way to find out the uid and gid of the running process ? If i do a ls -l of a program then it shows the uid/gid bit (if its set). I want to see as which user/group the program is running ..... is there any way to know this... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ankurjain
2 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

Rsync - Preserve owner/group with different UID/GID

Dear Folks :-) I want to rsync some files between some servers and preserve files owner and group (not UID or GID), in some machines UID and GID are differents, for example: a) In the rsync server: # stat vbseo.php File: `vbseo.php' Size: 26758 Blocks: 56 IO... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Santi
1 Replies

9. Solaris

NFS Mount UID and GID

I have a truble with NFS mount. When i mount remote dir, then all permissions changes! For example: # mkdir /data # mount 10.1.1.100:/var/data /data # ls -l /data drwxr-xr-x 7 nobody nobody 5632 Oct 22 14:55 file1 drwxr-xr-x 4 nobody nobody 512 Oct 22 14:55... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jess_t03
4 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

negative UID/GID?!! I can see 'em but what the hell do they mean?!

Just as the subject asks :) Thanks! hellz (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: hellz
2 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Featured Tech Videos