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Article ID: 4393, created on Mar 24, 2008, last review on May 10, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Sphera


Why does ps show UID instead of usernames?


The ps command shows the username only if it's length is 8 charachters
or less. If a username is more than  8 charachters long it shows up in
ps is as the  UID instead of the username.

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