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AIX Version 4.3 Installation Guide

User and Group Definitions

For the migration and preservation processes to function correctly, all system users and groups that were defined in the /etc/group and /etc/passwd files in the original AIX distribution must be redefined.

The following is a list of the minimum that should exist in the /etc/passwd and /etc/group files before installing, updating, or migrating to AIX Version 4.3.

Group Definitions
/etc/passwd /etc/group
root:!:0:0::/:/ bin/ksh system:!:0:root
daemon:!:1:1::/etc: staff:!:1:
bin:!:2:2::/bin: bin:!:2:root,bin
sys:!:3:3::/usr/sys: sys:!:3:root,bin,sys
adm:!:4:4::/var/adm: adm:!:4:bin,adm
uucp:!:5:5::/usr/lib/uucp: uucp:!:5:uucp
guest:!:100:100::/home/guest mail:!:6:
nobody:!:4294967294:4294967294::/: security:!:7:root
lpd:!:9:4294967294::/: cron:!:8:root






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