#3089 Error message "Failed to retrieve users" is sometimes misleading
Closed: Fixed None Opened 5 years ago by ondrejv2.

Error message:
[sdap_get_users_done] (0x0040): Failed to retrieve users

is sometimes generated when a request about non-existent user/UID comes. This is misleading and admins might think that something wrong is happening.

Can we fix that?


Fabiano agreed he will take a look

owner: somebody => fidencio

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milestone: NEEDS_TRIAGE => SSSD 1.14.1

As I haven't been able to reproduce the issue both on 1.13.3 and git master, I'd like to ask the reporter for a reliable reproducer.

PS: I've been testing using: getent passwd $non_existent_userid

I am able to reproduce it easily:

[root@login03 ondrejv]# rpm -q sssd
sssd-1.13.3-22.el6_8.4.x86_64

sssd.conf:
...
[domain/default]
    dyndns_update = false
    debug_level = 3
    ldap_id_mapping = False
    ad_domain = <my domain>
    id_provider = ad
    auth_provider = ad
    chpass_provider = ad
    autofs_provider = ad
    cache_credentials = True
    krb5_renew_interval = 3600

# id -a nonexistent_user

Always produces this message

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rhbz: => 0

master:

resolution: => fixed
status: new => closed

Metadata Update from @ondrejv2:
- Issue assigned to fidencio
- Issue set to the milestone: SSSD 1.14.1

4 years ago

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