user id management

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    copying users and groups to new machine

    I building a new BSD Server. my old Server has 50 users that I want to copy. There are three files you need to copy from the old to the new server. /etc/passwd /etc/group /etc/master.passwd copy to the new server than run on the new server pwd_mkdb -p /etc/master.passwd does it keep the User...
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    Best way to avoide UID/GID conflicts across new systems

    I am setting up several new FreeBSD servers (using bhyve). There are currently no users (other than me and root). I use NFS and have run into problems with GID and UID conflicts across systems in the past and would like to avoid that if possible. Is there a standard way of handling this? I...