Maximum number of UID's/GID's supported for Solaris Operating Environment (Doc ID 1001399.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Goal

The Largest UID/GID supported in Solaris versions before 2.5.1 was 60000.
Starting from Solaris 2.5.1, the largest UID/GID is 2147483647.
However, to maximize interoperability and compatibility, using UIDs/GIDs below 60000
is recommended.

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