setgroups problems on FreeBSD - proposed fix
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed May 23 16:32:54 GMT 2007
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Bjoern Jacke wrote:
> Hi James,
> On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:35:46AM -0700, James Peach wrote:
>> FWIW, Darwin does the same as FreeBSD ...
> maybe you can bring some light into the dark here: I did some tests with
> Darwin (OS X with most recent patches) to see how it behaves with the
> maximum number of supplementary groups. sysctl says ngroups max is 16
> like on all *BSD systems.
> I saw that it is quite difficult to actually add any new groups on an
> OS X client machine. I found that it is possible to add groups if you
> download 50MB ServerAdminTools from Apple and connect to the "localhost"
> server with the workgroup manager tool. This was the only way I found
> out on OS X to add new groups, is there an easier way to create/manage
Applications -> Utilities ->netinfo manager
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