"getent -s ldap password" times out in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • When running "getent -s ldap passwd" the command eventually times out, not reporting any results, regardless of whether the LDAP service is configured or not.

  • "strace getent -s ldap passwd" shows that the command is sleeping 64+32+16+8+4s = 124s= 2m4s, before timing out

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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