RHEL 6 nscd does not always show all nis group info

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  • NSCD does not display NIS group information.
  • When running nscd with NIS as backend after a while it doesn't return any group information.
  • When using compat for passwd and group in nsswitch.conf and then checking with id the group memberships, ony sometimes the primary group appears.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3
  • nscd version before 2.12-1.132.el6

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