sssd_be terminated with SIGKILL due to getpwnam() returning EPIPE (ie. broken pipe) which can cause crond to silently skip cron job entries.

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Issue

  • The sssd_be terminated with SIGKILL due to getpwnam() returning EPIPE (ie. broken pipe) which can cause crond to silently skip cron job entries.
  • How to overcome below cron error message
    crond[xxxx]: (unbound) ERROR (getpwnam() failed)

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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