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KB-0025: 'id user' command does not return all group data

Centrify DirectControl ,  

12 April,16 at 12:10 PM

Applies to: All versions of DirectControl on all supported platforms

Problem:
Running the 'id user' command on a Unix client does not correctly return all of the group information for that user.

Cause:
You are not using the correct format for the 'id' command to return the data you want.

Resolution:
To verify the proper format of the 'id' command to use:

(1) Enter 'which id' to see the 'id' that is being called by default.

-- If the default 'id' is '/usr/bin/id' then to see all groups, use the format: 'id -a <username>'
-- If the default 'id' is '/usr/xpg4/bin/id' then by default you should be seeing all groups.

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