nslcd outputs the messages "request denied by validnames option"

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  • The error below is seen in /var/log/messages:
nslcd[1667]: [3f1dc7] <passwd="*.al"> request denied by validnames option
  • What's the cause of the message output?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • nss-pam-ldapd

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