SSSD tries to resolve unavailable UID uidnumber=4294967295 and fails with repeated errors in sssd logs

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Issue

  • SSSD tries to resolve unavailable UID uidnumber=4294967295 and fails with:
# less sssd_nss.log | grep 4294967295

(Sun Mar  7 14:18:00 2017) [sssd[nss]] [nss_cmd_getby_dp_callback] (0x0040): Unable to get information from Data Provider
Error: 3, 5, User lookup failed
Will try to return what we have in cache
...
(Tue Mar  7 14:18:00 2017) [sssd[nss]] [nss_cmd_getbyid] (0x0400): Running command [18][SSS_NSS_GETPWUID] with id [4294967295].
(Tue Mar  7 14:18:00 2017) [sssd[nss]] [sss_ncache_check_str] (0x2000): Checking negative cache for [NCE/UID/4294967295]
(Tue Mar  7 14:18:00 2017) [sssd[nss]] [nss_cmd_getpwuid_search] (0x0100): Requesting info for [4294967295@EXAMPLE]
(Tue Mar  7 14:18:00 2017) [sssd[nss]] [sss_dp_get_account_msg] (0x0400): Creating request for [EXAMPLE][0x1001][FAST BE_REQ_USER][1][idnumber=4294967295]
(Tue Mar  7 14:18:00 2017) [sssd[nss]] [nss_cmd_getpwuid_search] (0x0080): No matching domain found for [4294967295]
(Tue Mar  7 14:18:00 2017) [sssd[nss]] [sss_ncache_set_str] (0x0400): Adding [NCE/UID/EXAMPLE/4294967295] to negative cache

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SSSD

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