The minimum uid & gid settings are configurable in /etc/adduser.conf.
Apart from that, remounting /home and copying /etc/passwd will probably
Hugh Mc Gauran wrote:
>> i want to duplicate about 700 users on a redhat box onto a new debian box
> the prob here is that uids in redhat start at 500 and in debian at 1000
>> can i just get away with changing UID_MIN value in login.defs to 500 from 1000 or is there more..
> or can i just copy over the passwd ,group and shadow file over and leave it off.
> i intend to rdist /home from the old server onto the new one and run them concurrently for a week.
> just to test the new machine. I am going to export /home over nfs to the old box and have it as a pure
> login box. the new machine is setup with raid 5 and is more or less ready to go...
> i just need to sort out this prob with the uids..
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