Can 'games, named, gopher, dip, users' Unix Users and Groups be Deleted on Oracle Big Data Appliance Nodes? (Doc ID 2084239.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Can the following unix accounts and groups be removed from the BDA nodes ?

Group : games, named, gopher, dip, users
Users : games, named, gopher

# egrep '(games|named|gopher|dip|users|ident)' /etc/passwd
games:x:12:100:games:/usr/games:/sbin/nologin
gopher:x:13:30:gopher:/var/gopher:/sbin/nologin
named:x:25:25:Named:/var/named:/sbin/nologin

# egrep '(games|named|gopher|dip|users|ident)' /etc/group
games:x:20:
gopher:x:30:
dip:x:40:
users:x:100:
named:x:25:

 

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