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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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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 ...