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3066936 - BAD GROUP error message reported in db2diag.log


You observe the following  'getgrnam failed'  error message in the db2diag.log.
2021-06-03- I52863E670            LEVEL: Error
PID     : 6168                 TID : 140603379672832 PROC : db2sysc 0
INSTANCE: db2osd               NODE : 000            DB   : OSD
APPHDL  : 0-54                 APPID:
HOSTNAME: suociv1005
EDUID   : 178                  EDUNAME: db2agent (OSD) 0
FUNCTION: DB2 UDB, oper system services, sqloGetGroupAttribById, probe:0
MESSAGE : ZRC=0x800F0069=-2146500503=SQLO_BAD_GROUP "BAD GROUP"
          DIA8116C Error with group "".
DATA #1 : String, 39 bytes
getgrnam failed: group id, system error

Note: 'getgrnam' is short for 'get group name'.



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