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SUBGID(5) File Formats and Conversions SUBGID(5)

NAME

subgid - the subordinate gid file

DESCRIPTION

Each line in /etc/subgid contains a user name and a range of subordinate group ids that user is allowed to use. This is specified with three fields delimited by colons (“:”). These fields are:
•login name
•numerical subordinate group ID
•numerical subordinate group ID count
This file specifies the group IDs that ordinary users can use, with the newgidmap command, to configure gid mapping in a user namespace.
Multiple ranges may be specified per user.

FILES

/etc/subgid
Per user subordinate group IDs.
/etc/subgid-
Backup file for /etc/subgid.

SEE ALSO

login.defs(5), newgidmap(1), newuidmap(1), newusers(8), subuid(5), useradd(8), userdel(8), usermod(8), user_namespaces(7).
05/17/2017 shadow-utils 4.2