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Frank Swasey <[log in to unmask]>
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I believe others had the same question.

I never even thought about Active Directory groups in composing the 
message, I should have explicitly stated that fact.

Hidden in my response is that these groups are actually used on many 
unix (linux) systems and not just on zoo.uvm.edu.

-Frank

Today at 2:24pm, Andrew Hendrickson wrote:

> My apologies. Due to skimming your message, my question was indeed somewhat dumb.  Duly noted.  ;-)
>
>
>> On Sep 24, 2015, at 2:19 PM, Frank Swasey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> I suppose most people do call them "zoo groups".  I am specifically meaning the groups that are stored in LDAP using the posixGroup objectClass and are managed by the URL that I listed (which is not Active Directory groups).
>>
>> -Frank
>>
>> Today at 2:13pm, Andrew Hendrickson wrote:
>>
>>> Sorry to ask the dumb question, but you’re referring to groups on zoo, correct?
>>>
>>> Not Active Directory groups, of which I am responsible for dozens.
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Sep 24, 2015, at 2:11 PM, Frank Swasey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>
>>>> Early tomorrow morning, I am going to run an audit that will send out a report to group owners informing them of any members of their group that are no longer affiliated with UVM.
>>>>
>>>> You may receive one (or if you own a lot of groups, more) of these alerts.  Or people that you provide IT services for may.
>>>>
>>>> The intention is to run this audit monthly (on the 16th, so it runs the day after the monthly account purge process).
>>>>
>>>> Just a reminder that group membership is one of the things group owners can do at:
>>>>
>>>> 	https://account.uvm.edu/cgi-accounts/manage-groups
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Frank Swasey                    | http://www.uvm.edu/~fcs
>>>> Sr Systems Administrator        | Always remember: You are UNIQUE,
>>>> University of Vermont           |    just like everyone else.
>>>> "I am not young enough to know everything." - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
>>>
>>> Andrew Hendrickson
>>> CAS IT Administrator
>>> UVM, College of Arts & Sciences
>>>
>>> 802-656-7971
>>>
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>
>>> To submit a request for service please use:
>>> http://footprints.uvm.edu/ashelp.html
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Frank Swasey                    | http://www.uvm.edu/~fcs
>> Sr Systems Administrator        | Always remember: You are UNIQUE,
>> University of Vermont           |    just like everyone else.
>>  "I am not young enough to know everything." - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
>
> Andrew Hendrickson
> CAS IT Administrator
> UVM, College of Arts & Sciences
>
> 802-656-7971
>
> [log in to unmask]
>
> To submit a request for service please use:
> http://footprints.uvm.edu/ashelp.html
>

-- 
Frank Swasey                    | http://www.uvm.edu/~fcs
Sr Systems Administrator        | Always remember: You are UNIQUE,
University of Vermont           |    just like everyone else.
   "I am not young enough to know everything." - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

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