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

Rogelio Bazan Reyes rogbazan@hotmail.com
Fri, 03 Jan 2003 15:38:24 +0000


thanx derek, i did what you said and it works.
other question: this happened due to the database was corrupted, or what 
could be the reason for this error?

rogelio.
thanx






>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: 03 Jan 2003 10:28:58 -0500
>
>"Rogelio Bazan Reyes" <rogbazan@hotmail.com> writes:
>
> > 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).
>
>You just did check.  The entry is NOT in the PTServer database.
>So, you need to "pts createuser" to add this user to the PTServer
>database.
>
> > thanx a lot for answering.
>
>-derek
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >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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