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Sysadmin told to spend 20+ hours changing user names, for no reason

Truckle The Uncivil

Nineteen up votes for something that should not happen on a Unix like system? There are reasons why internally user numbers are used not names. You just found one of them. In a company (and many other places) a user is a functionary and the person performing that function can change. That should require only one table entry to change and onIy two fields in that. I have never understood why people have moved away from this.

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