[CentOS] CentOS Stream 8 sssd.service failing part of sssd-common-2.8.1-1.el8.x86_64 baseos package

Tue Jan 3 04:17:23 UTC 2023
Orion Poplawski <orion at nwra.com>

On 12/30/22 04:06, Jelle de Jong wrote:
> On 12/27/22 22:55, Gordon Messmer wrote:
>> On 2022-12-25 07:44, Jelle de Jong wrote:
>>> A recent update of the sssd-common-2.8.1-1.el8.x86_64 package is 
>>> causing sssd.service systemctl failures all over my CentosOS machines.
>> ...
>>> [sssd] [confdb_expand_app_domains] (0x0010): No domains configured, 
>>> fatal error! 
>> Were you previously using sssd?  Or is the problem merely that it is 
>> now reporting an error starting a service that you don't use?
>> Are there any files in /etc/sssd/conf.d, or does /etc/sssd/sssd.conf 
>> exist?  If so, what are the contents of those files?
>> What are the contents of /usr/lib/systemd/system/sssd.service?
>> If you run "journalctl -u sssd.service", are there any log entries 
>> older than the package update?
> I got a monitoring system for failing services and I sudenly started 
> getting dozens of notifications for all my CentOS systems that sssd was 
> failing. This is after the sssd package updates, causing this 
> regression. SSSD services where not really in use but some of the common 
> libraries are used.
> # systemctl status sssd
> ● sssd.service - System Security Services Daemon
>     Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/sssd.service; enabled; 
> vendor preset: enabled)
>     Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Sat 2022-12-24 06:14:10 
> UTC; 6 days ago
> Condition: start condition failed at Fri 2022-12-30 11:02:01 UTC; 4s ago
>             ├─ ConditionPathExists=|/etc/sssd/sssd.conf was not met
>             └─ ConditionDirectoryNotEmpty=|/etc/sssd/conf.d was not met
>   Main PID: 3953157 (code=exited, status=4)
> Warning: Journal has been rotated since unit was started. Log output is 
> incomplete or unavailable.

> # ls -halZ /etc/sssd/sssd.conf
> ls: cannot access '/etc/sssd/sssd.conf': No such file or directory

Looks like you need to figure out what happened to your 
/etc/sssd/sssd.conf file.  FWIW - I've updated my one CS8 machine to 
2.8.1-1 and it seems to be fine.

Orion Poplawski
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