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What is the Meaning of Inetgroup Name Too Long (Doc ID 1598736.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Instant Messaging Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


During installation Instant Messaging 9, when running configure, we see:

 Do you want to return to the previous panel? [no]:

  Runtime user ID: [inetuser]:
  Runtime group ID: [inetgroup]:
  Runtime directory [/var/<IM DIR>]:

 The user ID inetuser does not exist.

 Do you want to create? or enter another user ID?
  1. Create user ID
  2. re-select a new
 Enter the number that corresponds to the choice: [2]:1
UX: /usr/sbin/useradd: inetgroup name too long.

UX: /usr/sbin/useradd: inetgroup name too long.

1. What's the impact due to this message?
2. What's the root cause of this message?
3. Is there a workaround to avoid the message?


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