[CentOS] nsswitch.conf, ldap, local groups problem

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 22:05:46 UTC 2008


On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 2:56 PM, Mark Hennessy <mark at hennessy.cx> wrote:
> Quoting Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>:
>
> Yes, I agree, it makes no sense to operate a machine with ldap accounts if
> it has no network connection, but at least one should be able to log in as
> root.  To clarify, here's the problem:
> I have a machine.  In normal operation, the network connection is
> non-functional and LDAP accounts are usable and everyone does their thing
> over ssh.  If the network connection craps out, I can get into the machine
> via serial console and try to find out what's going on, perhaps switch to a
> different network connection, whatever.  If I can't log in as root, my only
> recourse is to powercycle the machine and go into single-user mode.  Now,
> multiply that by 100.  This is why I need to get this working.
>

Since you have now restated the problem, could you possibly edit your
replies so as not to repeat the entire thread every time?

Thanks.

mhr


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