How to delay the startup of the systemd service until non-local user resolution is available

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This article explains how to customize a systemd service so that its startup is delayed until full user resolution is available. This is typically useful when a system service shall execute as a non-local user, e.g. in Active Directory, Centrify or any method supported by SSSD.
This article applies to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and later.
It consists of an overview of systemd servi...

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