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Re: Problems with nss_ldap and group membership



On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 09:58:26AM -0400, Gary Molenkamp wrote:
> I'm testing nss_ldap under FC2t3 and have run into a problem with using 
> groups under nss_ldap.
> 
> In my ldap server I have:
> 	
> 	cn=A,ou=Person,dc=exmaple,dc=com
> 	uidNumber: 130000
> 	gidNumber: 130000
> 
> 	cn=A,ou=Group,dc=exmaple,dc=com
> 	gidNumber: 130000
> 
> 	cn=App_users,ou=Group,dc=exmaple,dc=com
> 	gidNumber: 1000
> 	MemberUID: 130000
> 
> I have nsswitch.conf, /etc/pam.d/sshd configured to allow logins, etc.
> Such that:
> 	getent passwd A
> 	A:x:130000:500::/home/A:/bin/bash
> 
> 	getent group A
> 	A:x:130000:
> 
> 	getent group App_user
> 	App_user:x:1000:130000
> 
> The problem is for file access control based on group membership. ie:
> 
> 	drxwrxw---   root  App_users   /tmp/testing/
> 
> is not searchable by user A.  Changing group membership of the directory 
> to A's primary group works, as does changing ownership of the directory to 
> A.
> 
> Have I missed something?

The "memberUid" attribute of your posixGroup object should include the
user's login name (the "uid" attribute from the user's posixAccount
object instead of its "uidNumber" attribute).  Change "memberUid: 130000"
to "memberUid: A", and it should work.

HTH,

Nalin



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