UID & GID Do Not Match When the Specified UID is Less Than 500
Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When running useradd in OL 6, the uid & gid do not match when the specified uid is less than 500.
There can be scenarios on Oracle Linux 6 where one would want to have the User Id and the Group Id match when adding a new user - If the User ID is less than 500, the group ID by default does not match the user ID - This note outlines how to have them match.
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