In RHEL 6.1, multiple users with the same UID are being blocked by sssd/ldap

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • On a RHEL 6.1 system configured to use ldap and sssd, if multiple usernames with the same UID number exist, only one of those users can effectively login at any given time. When other users login and run the "id" command, the system only displays the UID, not the username.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • openldap
  • sssd

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