Passwordless SSH not working for local users on LDAP servers

(Doc ID 2294462.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On an Oracle Linux 7 server, passwordless SSH for local users is not working. This server uses LDAP and all the LDAP user accesses are working fine.
If we add a local user in /etc/security/access.conf then there is no issue with the connection.
However,  adding the username in /etc/security/access.conf file may not be an acceptable workaround depending on a customer's internal security policies.


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