[sudo-users] LDAP problem

JR Aquino JR.Aquino at citrix.com
Mon Aug 29 14:12:08 EDT 2011

Try making a symlink: ln -s /etc/ldap.conf /etc/nss_ldap.conf

Fedora/Redhat semi-recently split the ldap.conf file to address the difference between nss_ldap.conf and pam_ldap.conf

Jr Aquino
Info. Security Specialist
Citrix Online
Jr.Aquino at citrixonline.com

On Aug 29, 2011, at 11:08 AM, "John Berninger" <jwb at unc.edu> wrote:

> Gentlefolk -
> I have an LDAP-based sudoers configuration that works for RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 4, RHEL 5, and Fedora clients. On a new RHEL 6 client, I'm given the error message:
> sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting
> I've checked my /etc/ldap.conf file and it contains the correct sudoers_base reference.The nsswitch.conf file contains "sudoers: ldap". LDAP lookups of users via both ldapsearch and id/getent type commands work normally.
> Can anyone suggest where I might look next to resolve this?
> --
> John
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