SUMMARY: [Q] Any easy way to change UID number ???

From: Duffy Men (
Date: Tue Oct 21 1997 - 14:04:11 CDT

Thank you for the answer. I got several different suggestions:

1. Some people suggest "admintool" -- you can NOT use admintool to change UID

2. Some people suggest "vipw" -- VIPW work under SOLARIS 2.5 and 2.5.1, But NOT on 2.6.

3. Some people suggest following way whicj is what I like:

        1. edit /etc/passwd to change UID
        2. use find / -usr <old uid> -exec chown <new uid> {} \;

My original post:

>I have several SUN Sparc computers. I would like to change user's UID
>from one number to another number. Does their has easy way to do ??
>Thank you for help.

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