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Re: ldap users shows up in user list, but unable to login

Look for selinux differences between the machines.

Make sure that something about your query isn't limiting logins to
specific IP addresses (and your non-working client is outside of that
IP address list).

Any errors in /var/log/secure or wherever complaints woudl be getting logged?


On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 7:00 AM, slacker lnx <lslacker2000@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I am using LDAP for authenticating users. I have some Fedora 8 servers which
> are setup as ldap clients. When I create users in LDAP it shows up on all
> clients. I can do an 'ldapsearch' or 'getent passwd' and all the clients
> shows up the ldap users. But on one of the client, I am unable to login
> (through ssh) using the ldap userids. When I login as root and try to switch
> user I get a message 'user does not exist' (getent passwd and ldapsearch
> shows the user). On all other clients it works fine. I compared the config
> files in /etc/pam.d/ and /etc/nsswitch.conf but I don't see any difference.
> What else can I check, which other config files do I need to look at? I had
> followed the same steps while configuring all ldap clients.
> Please help
> Thanks

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