Is it recommended to have user/group with same name on local system and LDAP server if system is LDAP client?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • On LDAP client sudo is not working for user properly if user/group with same name is present on LDAP server and local system.
  • User is having the issue accessing file due to user/group name conflict between LDAP and local system


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • LDAP/AD Client

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In