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memberUID vs. uniqueMember
I've done an authentication migration to an OpenLDAP based system
running on a RedHat based Linux system.
All is well except one thing: secondary group membership is not taken
into account, e.g. when needed to access files/dirs.
My understanding is that the secondary group membership should be based
on the uniqueMember rather than the memberUID (deprecated).
If I use the memberUID for group membership everything works as expected
but when I use uniqueMember funny things happen:
1. 'id' shows only the primary group
while 'id <username>' works as expected
2. the secondary group membership is not taken into account
until I do a specific newgrp <secondary_group>
(logging in/out is not the issue here)
I wonder if this is a bug or a misconfiguration in e.g. /etc/ldap.conf (or pam)
E.g. is the following setting important ?
(makes no difference as far as I can tell, anyway)
Should I move to memberUID --- AFAIK deprecated ?
I couldn't find any clear answer on the web, etc.
TIA for any answer.
Ryurick M. Hristev mailto:email@example.com
Computer Systems Manager
University of Canterbury, Physics & Astronomy Dept., New Zealand