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Oracle Linux: SSH Login Failure Using AD with Error: [be[<DOMAIN>]] [ad_gpo_access_done] (0x0040): GPO-based access control failed. (Doc ID 2812610.1)

Last updated on JULY 15, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The system is configured to authenticate to an Active Directory (AD).

Commands like "id" and "sudo" work, but login through SSH fail.

The logs show:


fatal: Access denied for user <USER> by PAM account configuration [preauth]


(2021-10-01 4:12:14): [be[<DOMAIN>]] [well_known_sid_to_name] (0x0040): handle_special_sids failed.
(2021-10-01 4:12:14): [be[<DOMAIN>]] [ad_gpo_target_dn_retrieval_done] (0x0040): No DN retrieved for policy target.
(2021-10-01 4:12:14): [be[<DOMAIN>]] [ad_gpo_access_done] (0x0040): GPO-based access control failed.                 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<


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