Bug 979047 - sssd_be goes to 99% CPU and causes significant login delays when client is under load
sssd_be goes to 99% CPU and causes significant login delays when client is un...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sssd (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Jakub Hrozek
Kaushik Banerjee
Depends On: 979045 979046
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Reported: 2013-06-27 09:36 EDT by Dmitri Pal
Modified: 2013-09-30 18:46 EDT (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: sssd-1.5.1-70.el5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: While performing access control in the IPA backend, the SSSD errorneously downloaded the "member" attribute from the server and then attempted to use it in the cache verbatim Consequence: The cache attempted to use the "member" attribute values as if they were pointing to the local cache which was quite CPU intensive. The users saw the CPU spiking up. Fix: We no longer download and process the member attribute when processing host groups Result: The login process is reasonably fast even with large host groups.
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Clone Of: 979046
Last Closed: 2013-09-30 18:46:09 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:1319 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: sssd security and bug fix update 2013-09-30 20:31:17 EDT

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Description Dmitri Pal 2013-06-27 09:36:39 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #979046 +++

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #979045 +++

This bug is created as a clone of upstream ticket:

I have a system with a reproducible problem with sssd when under load.

The sssd.log shows a reoccurring number of messages stating:  A service PING timed out on [domain.com]. Attempt [0]

Followed by: Killing service [expertcity.com], not responding to pings!

Following a restart of sssd, the sssd_be process spikes at 99% cpu, and a delay of 30-60secs can be experienced sshing to the device.  Subsequent logins seem fine until whichever cache is effected needs to be renewed again, which in turn reproduces the long delay.

The system is a VM with 2 cores assigned.  Load can be anywhere from 4-12 to reproduce the issue.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2013-06-27 09:38:24 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion
in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product Management has
requested further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for
potential inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release for currently
deployed products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in
a release.
Comment 2 Jakub Hrozek 2013-06-27 10:51:54 EDT
Steps to reproduce:
Comment 3 Jakub Hrozek 2013-06-27 10:52:34 EDT
Fixed upstream.
Comment 5 Namita Soman 2013-08-01 13:41:14 EDT
Tested using ipa-server-3.0.0-26.el6_4.4.x86_64, sssd-1.5.1-70.el5, ipa-client-2.1.3-7.el5

Added a host group - hostgroup1
Added 2000 hosts
Added these hosts to the hostgroup
Installed ipaclient, and added that host to same hostgroup
Added hbac rule, allowing user (user one) to access hosts in the hostgroup (hostgroup1), and allowing access to a service (sshd).
Disabled hbac rule allow_all 
Ran kdestroy
ssh'd as user (one) from master server to the host where the rhel 5.10 client is installed.

There was no cpu spikes or messages in sssd.log
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2013-09-30 18:46:09 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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