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Change I The Primary User ID (UID) Or Group ID (GID) For An Existing User? (Doc ID 2363510.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Can the credentials (user ID or group ID) for an existing user be changed?
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Change the user ID
 Change the user group ID
 Change both the user ID and the group ID together
 File ownership changes


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