From: Reggie Beavers - UNIX Sys Admin (
Date: Mon Oct 17 1994 - 13:18:43 CDT

Apparently, NGROUPS is not a configurable system parameter. Changing
it would require hacking kernel source code.

Thank you:
"Patricia A. James" <bdtdj2f@shoes.Bell-Atl.Com>
Bob Ogden <> (Glenn Satchell - Uniq Professional Services)
Nate Itkin <>

My original question:
> Does anyone know how to change the max number of groups (NGROUPS_MAX) that
> a user can belong to. I understand the the default is 16 but I need closer
> to 64. Any help for 4.x and 2.x would be greatly appreciated.


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