[CentOS] LDAP / NSCD shadow caching problem

Thu Jul 15 04:17:38 UTC 2010
JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com>

On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 21:05 -0600, Brian Marshall wrote:

> So, when LDAP is down I can clearly see that nscd is caching passwd
> but not shadow. 
""if getent shadow as root returns a shadow file with passwords, then
the PAM unix module can do authentication without using libpam-ldap""

So that may just be that you need libpam-ldap.  So your problem maybe is