'realm join' command failed with an error "Couldn't join realm: Enabling SSSD in nsswitch.conf and PAM failed."

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • realm join command failed with an error "Couldn't join realm: Enabling SSSD in nsswitch.conf and PAM failed."
[error] Unable to get current fscreate selinux context!
[error] Unable to create temporary file for [/var/lib/authselect/system-auth] [5]: Input/output error
[error] Unable to write temporary file [/var/lib/authselect/system-auth] [5]: Input/output error
[error] Unable to write generated system files [5]: Input/output error
[error] Unable to activate profile [sssd] [5]: Input/output error
Unable to activate profile [5]: Input/output error
 ! Enabling SSSD in nsswitch.conf and PAM failed.
realm: Couldn't join realm: Enabling SSSD in nsswitch.conf and PAM failed.

The issue seems to be with the authselect command, see the attached outputs

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • authselect

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