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usermod command saying insufficient space

usermod command saying insufficient space

usermod command saying insufficient space

when I try to do a usermod -d /usr/tester/<userid> -m <userid> I recieve error saying that UX: usermod: ERROR: There is not sufficient space to move.

I can do a simple usermod -d /usr/tester/<userid> <userid> and it works fine. Just having a problem when doing the -m to copy the directory now

The users home directory currently resides on an NFS mount and I am trying to move it to another NFS mounted share.  

RE: usermod command saying insufficient space

Make sure you have write permissions on the new share.

RE: usermod command saying insufficient space

I do have write permissions set on it. I am able to manually copy the files or use rsync to copy from dir to dir. It seems that the only thing I am able not to do is the usermod with the -m option.  

RE: usermod command saying insufficient space

have you tried moving it manually, then update the /etc/passwd?

RE: usermod command saying insufficient space

I would try running the usermod command under truss -o /tmp/usermod.truss -aef usermod ... and then examine the output file to try and determine which system calls were returning incorrect information about free space.

Have you tried asking Sun?


RE: usermod command saying insufficient space

I'm not familiar with truss; but will give it a try and see what I can find/see in the output as a lead.

Haven't tried asking sun as of yet. Will get the output and involve them as I am sure the output will be helpful for them to diagnose.

I could copy the contents manually with rsync and then execute a usermod -d /usr/tester/<userid> <userid>. But I would really like to get the -m to work as it is intended

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