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Increasing the Number of Groups a User can Belong To Above 16. (Doc ID 1001596.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms


By default, a user can only belong to a total of 16 groups:


This document describes how to increase this number, and the potential side effects of changing it in various Solaris releases.


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