[OpenAFS] pts max user id is 2147483647

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@MIT.EDU
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:35:22 -0400 (EDT)

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On Tue, 30 Sep 2014, Dan Van Der Ster wrote:

> Hi all,
> Today when I attempt to create an IP user I get a DB inconsistent error:
> # pts createuser
> pts: database is inconsistent ; unable to create user
> Then I noticed that our max user id is currently 2^31-1:
> # pts listmax
> Max user id is 2147483647 and max group id is -111717.
> And excuse my ignorance but according to this thread:
>   https://www.mail-archive.com/openafs-info@openafs.org/msg37254.html
> =E2=80=9Cpts maxid is just a number that would be better called nextid"
> The workaround described for this issue would be to
>   pts setmax 1000000
> which would let pts createuser find some unused IDs for new IP users.
> Does this all sound reasonable?