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How to set “sudoers” in nsswitch.conf on Solaris-11

I am doing this on Solaris 11. When i open '/etc/nsswitch.conf' i see this - ... sudoers: files ... I would like to change this to - ... sudoers: files ldap ... I tried editing the file ...
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NIS client doesn't see group names

I have added a user to libvirt (id = 504) group on NIS server. On the client when I do group <user>, I get <user> groups: cannot find name for group ID 504 What should I do to get my ...
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What is nsswitch compat mode?

Red Hat recommended me compat mode in /etc/nsswitch.conf as one of the options to enumerate LDAP users, but later said that it's not a much-used method. nsswitch.conf passwd: files compat ...
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LDAP queries for local users

Recently, in the company where I work, we have had a general system crash and we are figuring out the causes. Our machines are configured for LDAP authentication plus some local users in some of them. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPS doesn't boot with mysql in nsswitch.conf

1and1 VPS ("dynamic cloud server") does not boot any more as soon as mysql lookup is enabled in nsswitch.conf - any suggestions appreciated. Minimal setup to reproduce the problem: install Ubuntu ...
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Solaris 11 nsswitch.conf messed up, need to edit it from an alternate kernel

Ok, so I was editing the name-service/switch service and messed up my nsswitch.conf, I overwrote the "passwd = files" with "passwd = filesasdf" so now I can't auth to the server when I boot that ...
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Samba/Winbind issues joing to Active directory domain

I'm currently in the process of setting up winbind/samba and getting a few issues. I can test connectivity with wbinfo fine: [root@buildmirror ~]# wbinfo -u hostname username administrator guest ...
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Debian and active directory authentication

I'm trying to link a debian server authentication to active directory. I followed this tutorial: http://wiki.debian.org/Authenticating_Linux_With_Active_Directory but I'm stuck on the getent passwd ...
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openldap + active directory + nested groups + nss

I'm using nss and openldap on linux to get a list of passwd entries from active directory. I'm getting all the users from a nested group by doing nss_base_passwd ...
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getent passwd fails, getent group works?

I've almost got my AD integration working completely on my OpenSUSE 12.1 server. I have a OpenSUSE 11.4 system successfully integrated into our AD environment. (Meaning, we use ldap to authenticate to ...
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How to poll the username, when having the UID?

we're using ldap with sssd for the usermanagement, so our users are not in the "/etc/passwd" Unfortunately, ps just shows the UIDs: [root@xyz ~]# id jmw uid=1582(jmw) gid=1582(jmw) groups=1582(jmw), ...
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Since when the linux host utility ignores /etc/hosts? [closed]

I was struggling trying to find out the reason why the linux host utility was ignoring my /etc/hosts file until I find the answer to my question here: hosts file seems to be ignored: With this ...
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Purpose of `[NOTFOUND=continue]` in nsswitch.conf?

I see the following configuration in /etc/nsswitch.conf: shadow: files [NOTFOUND=continue] ldap Is there any purpose to the [NOTFOUND=continue] action? Isn't this functionally the same as the ...
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What do compat mean in name service switch?

What do compat mean in name service switch? /etc/nsswitch.conf
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Can nss/pam ldap send password to ldap server already hashed?

I have nss & pam configured so that I can authenticate linux users via LDAP against my companies AD server. All works fine except password are sent in plain text. For reasons out of my control our ...
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use of [!NOTFOUND=return] in nsswitch.conf

Has anyone come across the use of this config for passwd and groups config in nsswitch.conf? Where I'm working I've been told it's been shown to help situations where a group exists both locally and ...
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PAM, nsswitch and LDAP configuration

I have a technical and precise question about two type of configuration about LDAP, pam configuration files and nsswitch.conf. Wich is the difference between the passwd_compat configuration and the ...
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libpam_ldapd - pam_ldap(sshd:account): 'Could not identify user'

I'm attempting to test the install procedure for libpam_ldapd on an Ubuntu/Debian Virtual machine. I have the nscd / nslcd services off, and I'm watching the output from nslcd -d and ...
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Make likewise use password file first for logins

Is there a way I can make likewise check the passwd file first? Currently, nsswitch.conf does say files first. However, when I tried to log into the box as the root user, it was hanging until I ...
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nsswitch.conf: is there a daemon I need to restart?

When I modify /etc/nsswitch.conf, is there an "nss" daemon I should restart? I am not referring to modules such as mdns & nis.