Unable to Set Ownership Through UDEV for an Active Directory User/Group. (Doc ID 2273282.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Goal

Udev is not able to set the permissions for an Active Directory user by using groupname with the UDEV rule. Error messages will be like below.

May 25 04:29:53 HOST systemd-udevd: specified group 'GROUP NAME' unknown

May 25 04:32:16 HOST systemd-udevd: specified group 'GROUP NAME' unknown

The permissions will set properly if those set manually by "chown".

"id" command was not able to resolve the GID of the group, the group is residing with Windows Active Directory and the Authentication was using Quest Software.

"getent group <groupname>" can pull the details. 

Solution

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