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Using Windows Active Directory (AD) To Authenticate Linux; Error "id: cannot find name for user ID XXXXX id: cannot find name for group ID XXXXX" (Doc ID 2273610.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Linux server is configured as an Active Directory client via "nslcd" but cannot access.  Neither SSL nor TLS is used.  On the client "su - username" failed with the same errors:



 The issue is most often seen in new deployments but can occur if AD authentication credentials change.


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