sssd does not start after upgrade with error: sssd dead but pid file exists

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  • After running a yum update LDAP authentication no longer worked
  • Noted that sssd was not starting


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2
  • Upgrade from sssd -> sssd-1.8.0-32.el6.x86_64

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