Bug 242972 - authconfig disallows uids < 500
Summary: authconfig disallows uids < 500
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: authconfig   
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Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-06-06 18:44 UTC by Sean Dilda
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-06 18:48:34 UTC
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Description Sean Dilda 2007-06-06 18:44:37 UTC
I work in an environment that has a couple of UIDs that are less than 500.   We
use authconfig in setting up our machines and would like to be able to continue
to do this.   However, authconfig hardcodes a pam config that disallows UIDs
less than 500.

A couple of possible solutions would be to make these pam rules optional, or to
allow an authconfig option to allow us to specify what the minimum UID should be.

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2007-06-06 18:48:34 UTC
But this option already exists - 'Authenticate system accounts by network services'.

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