[OpenAFS] UserAuthenticate: ptserver: user or group desnt exist

Rogelio Bazan Reyes rogbazan@hotmail.com
Fri, 03 Jan 2003 15:21:07 +0000


thanx,

i get:
>$pts examine user1
>pts: User or group doesnt exist so couldnt look up id for user1
how can i check  if the entry exists in the PTServer database? (Sorry about 
the question, but im a new user of afs).

thanx a lot for answering.





>From: Derek Atkins <warlord@MIT.EDU>
>To: "Rogelio Bazan Reyes" <rogbazan@hotmail.com>
>CC: openafs-info@openafs.org
>Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] UserAuthenticate: ptserver: user or group desnt 
>exist
>Date: 02 Jan 2003 22:04:57 -0500
>
>What do you get from:
>         pts examine user1
>
>It sounds like you're not in the PTServer database.
>
>-derek
>
>"Rogelio Bazan Reyes" <rogbazan@hotmail.com> writes:
>
> > Hi, i have the next problem with a user account:
> >
> > when i try to get tokens for that user, i get the next error:
> > $ klog user1
> > Password:
> > UserAuthenticate: ptserver: User or group desnt exist translating
> > user1 to id
> >
> > If i try to display any info about the user account the error messages
> > are the same:
> >
> > $ pts listowned user1
> > pts: User or group doesnt exist so couldnt look up id for user1
> >
> > $pts examine user1
> > pts: User or group doesnt exist so couldnt look up id for user1
> >
> > $pts rename user1 user1
> > pts: User or group doesnt exist; unable to change  name of user1 to 
>user1
> >
> > However, if i seek the user account into newacct file i can see it:
> > $grep user1 /afs/.mycell/common/uss/newacct
> > user1:X:9503:100:John
> > Smith:/afs/mycell/usr19/user1:/afs/mycell/sys/usr/gnu/bash
> >
> > Could you help me with this problem?
> >
> > thanx a lot.
> >
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