[lug] Permissions

Daniel Webb lists at danielwebb.us
Thu Jan 11 19:44:30 MST 2007

On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 08:18:20PM -0600, Hugh Brown wrote:

> NIS implies rpc.  If you are logging into the nis master, then it 
> depends on what your nsswitch.conf says as to whether or not you are 
> doing authorization against files or nis.  

Well, nsswitch says "group: files nis" and this is happening on the NIS
master, so I guess the Linux limit is also 16 groups?

> If you aren't using dialup, you can drop the dialout group and maybe sneak
> under the limit.

I went ahead and removed several groups that were unneeded and it works now.

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