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
By default, a user can only belong to a total of 16 groups:
- 1 primary group, the group that the operating system assigns to files created by the user
- 15 secondary 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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