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Why do some outgoing IP traffic not contain UID information?

I am doing egress logging on my server using IPTABLES with the following line which is supposed to provide UID information on all traffic that is logged: -A OUTPUT -j LOG --log-prefix "IPTABLES(O): " ...
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What's the advantage of synchronizing UID/GID across Linux machines?

Before I plunge into the depths of how to synchronize UID's/GID's across my different Linux machines, I would like to know what is actually the benefit? I know that this keeps file synchronization ...
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Failed backup, Create User Accounts from /home dir username uid gid

Trying to repair/replace a system from a failed backup. /etc is gone, trying to recover that, but in the meantime I need to work on a plan B. /home remains with UID and GID and all of the important ...
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Linux map usernames

We had an LDAP server which had our own groups and usernames on. Now we are moving to a centrally managed LDAP server. The users now have a different username but still have a home folder mapped to ...
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Change existing linux user's uid in LDAP but hdfs seems does not recognize it

I have set up a hadoop 1.2.1 environment on centos 6. I also use nfs-proxy that mount ndfs to local file system so that I can access the files inside hdfs locally. It works perfectly until today, I ...
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How to restrict UID range in AD Identity Management for UNIX

I want to enable AD (win 2008 R2) users on a linux box. The problem is that there are also local users (for historical reasons). Now I want to make sure that there is no clash in UIDs (or at least ...
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phpldapadmin: login as “root” admin user with UID

I have recently installed phpldapadmin on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Srv. In the the config.php I've modified the following parameter in order to enable simple user login: ...
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Effect Locking a user account with a UID of 0

Currently my organization has in it's linux configuration two accounts with a UID of 0 - Root and Root2. If we were to set a failed login attempts setting for the Root2 account, and the account were ...
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samba: pdbedit reports wrong user id

I have problem to localize the source of this error. I tried to google it out but couldn't find anything useful. I have noticed that samba and the system using for some, but not for all, users ...
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OpenLDAP Authentication UID vs CN issues

I'm having trouble authenticating services using uid for authentication, which I thought was the standard method for authentication on the user. So basically, my users are added in ldap like this: # ...
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Running apache + mod_wsgi as different user

I have a django project, which I am moving from the dev-server to apache. I have managed to get it server with mod_wsgi, but it runs as apache. Mod_wsgi documentation says, that if apache is run as ...
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How to add root user in nis passwd file?

One of the sys admins accidentally moved aside /etc/passwd... doh! Restoring the file from backup doesn't work... it errors out because root user does not exist. I've got NIS running at this site and ...
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Change effective id

I'd like to know how to change my effective uid mike628@NASBD122F:/etc$ id -G 1000 0 121 I belong to these groups, but I cant do anything as root, when things are owned by root:root and can someone ...
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Windows DHCP-Client shall not send UID

is there a way to tell the Windows DHCP-Client not to send along this useless UID parameter with its DHCP requests? Thing is: We have dual boot machines (Windows and Linux). When Windows gets started ...
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Set different PHP UID for Apache VirtualHost

I have many VirtualHosts for different users. How can I set UID for PHP process per VirtualHosts?
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pam_ldap uid caching ability

Currently using winbind, but looking to switch to pam_ldap. Does pam_ldap have the ability to take a uid on the fly like winbind does (from a pool of numbers) and cache it locally during use ? The ...
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Access backup files with different UID

Say I have a user with UID 500 on a linux machine for administration purposes. This machine is a backup repository for other *nix machines. I need the user 500 to access the files in the backups, but ...
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mod_wsgi with dynamically allocated UIDs

I have a system where users upload wsgi applications and we serve them using apache/mod_wsgi. For scaling reasons, we're simply using the WSGIDaemonProcess directive and setting them to dynamically ...
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nfs4 id->user client-side not working

The situation is an nfs4 server and client using rpc.idmapd to map ids. The id mapping is working on the client for existing files served up from the server. On the server: [root@server ~]# id user1 ...
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bulk swap uidNumber/gidNumber?

We currently have LDAP servers in Dev env. and staging/prod env. Both are not coupled and accounts are created manually. So the uids are same but the uidNumber and gidNumber are different across these ...
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How big (in bits) is a Unix UID?

I understand that unix user IDs (UIDs) are usually 16 or 32 bit unsigned integers but how can I find out for any given system (in a shell)?
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Memory Usage by UID (Unix)

I need the best way to get the SUM of the total RAM usage for a given UID (Unix).
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Limiting UID range for new local user accounts

I have several CentOS 4 machines that I decided to have authenticate against a Win2008 DC via LDAPS, so when an Active Directory user logs in with his credentials on a server, it creates the user's ...
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Linux box on a Windows AD network

My work environment is mainly Windows and Active Directory. Active Directory has no unix attributes extended. What is the best way to fully integrate a Linux box in that environment? I'd like the ...