Active directory user fail to login with error "pam_ldap: ldap_simple_bind Can't contact LDAP server"

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • RHEL machine configured to authenticate LDAP server using SSSD fails with error "pam_ldap: ldap_simple_bind Can't contact LDAP server"
  • Active directory user fails to login when using id_provider = ldap and auth_provider = ldap

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • SSSD

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