Bug 860806 - LDAP in nsswitch.conf causes hang on boot
LDAP in nsswitch.conf causes hang on boot
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Linux
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Assigned To: Carlos O'Donell
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-26 14:36 EDT by Willian
Modified: 2016-11-24 07:26 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 09:28:40 EST
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nsswitch.config (1.69 KB, application/octet-stream)
2012-10-03 15:05 EDT, Willian
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Description Willian 2012-09-26 14:36:22 EDT
Description of problem: If I configure nsswitch.conf to use ldap accounts, the system won't start up completely, it stops when the login screen is supposed to apper.

The bug is just like this one in this thread:

The problem is that the solution they suggested isn't applicable anymore, because the file /etc/ldap.conf does not exist at the newer version of ldap-clients.

I'm using Fedora 17, with 389-directory server intalled on other machine. I followed this tutorial to configure the client:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure nsswitch.conf
2. reboot
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Comment 1 Kai Engert (:kaie) 2012-09-26 15:42:17 EDT
Reassigning to correct component, file nssswitch is part of glibc.

(The term nss is ambigous unfortunately.)
Comment 2 Jeff Law 2012-09-28 17:01:22 EDT
What are the contents of your nsswitch.conf file?
Comment 3 Willian 2012-10-03 15:05:29 EDT
Created attachment 621072 [details]

Sorry for taking so long. I wasn't able to connect the computer.
Comment 4 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2013-01-28 15:08:59 EST
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 5 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 10:11:52 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
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