[CentOS] Problems with nss_ldap - where to start?

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Dec 16 20:24:26 UTC 2009


On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 12:07 -0800, Peter Serwe wrote:
> Found an ldif user recipe for CentOS5.2..
> 
> Added the user "tactest" with the password "tactest".
> 
> Dec 16 12:05:30 ldap sshd[11705]pam_unix(sshd:auth): check pass; user
> unknown
> Dec 16 12:05:30 ldap sshd[11705]: pam_unix(sshd:auth): authentication
> failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=ssh ruser= rhost=ldap 
> Dec 16 12:05:30 ldap sshd[11705]: pam_succeed_if(sshd:auth): error
> retrieving information about user tactest
> 
> auth still fails.
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before you get into authorizations...

does the user show? I think not...

getent passwd |grep tactest

if that's the case, and you want help from the list...

what is in files...
/etc/nsswitch.com
/etc/pam.d/system-auth
/etc/ldap.conf

Craig


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