Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 204774
nocpulse user isn't created on install if user with UID 502 exists
Last modified: 2008-04-03 13:06:01 EDT
Description of problem:
The NPusers rpm install script specifies a userid of 502 when creating the
NOCpulse user. This will cause problems if the system already has a user
defined with uid of 502. Since normal users get created with uids starting at
500, it isn't hard to see that this could become a problem. If a UID must be
specified for the install script to work (for some reason), it would make sense
to use a much higher or lower uid.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 410. (Untested on
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create user with UID of 502
2. Install satellite 410
nocpulse user isn't created. Monitoring doesn't work.
nocpulse user should be created. Monitoring should work.
mass reassign to mmccune
Aligning against rhn42maint, taking from Mike's queue.
Remove linkage to bug 306501 to keep things clean for 510.
Fixed in Sat 5.1. WONTFIX for 4.2.