Why enumeration is not recommended on sssd domain definitions?

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Issue

  • In sssd domains there is an option to define whether sssd will enumerate all the entries of that domain or not. Why it is recommended to not enable it?
  • id and getent command taking too much time to show/display/fetch/resolve users(uid) and groups(gid) information after configuring/enabling/setting enumeration in sssd.conf as:

    enumerate = true
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • sssd

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