[sudo-users] sudo ldap caching

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Fri Nov 11 09:34:35 MST 2016

On Fri, 11 Nov 2016 03:24:38 +0100, Daniele Palumbo wrote:

> I would like to know how sudo can be cached for Solaris and AIX.
> For Linux i know that sssd may be used.
> i have found -apart from sssd- only one reference:
> https://www.sudo.ws/pipermail/sudo-workers/2006-June/000420.html
> Is there already caching available for sudo?

I'm not aware of an LDAP caching solution other than sssd.  You
can, of course, configure both file and LDAP sudoers so there is a
fallback policy for when LDAP is unavailable.  You just need to
setup nsswitch.conf or netcvc.conf appropriately.

 - todd

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