name resolution of rbac(5) data for a local user causing network traffic (Doc ID 1018211.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2012

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version: 8.0 and later   [Release: 8.0 and later ]
Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version: 8.0 and later    [Release: 8.0 and later]
All Platforms

Symptoms

If a local user (defined in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow) logs in to a system that is configured as a client of any Naming Service other than  files (NIS, NIS+ or LDAP), then the Naming Service Switch will try to resolve information for the rbac(5) databases user_attr(4) and audit_user(4) in the Naming Service sources, that are defined for the passwd(4) database in /etc/nsswitch.conf.

Cause

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