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Re: how to check uniqueness of uidNumber ?
David Smith wrote:
what if we use a timestamp, pid, ..etc any combination of numbers we r
sure that they r unique? and also take into consideration the multiuser env.
I am administering a system similar to yours. We built a Postgres
database just to maintain a list of available uidNumbers, and it has
worked quite well thus far. Every time we create a new user, we select a
uidNumber for the Postgres DB and remove it from the list.
Senior System Engineer
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