In sssd sss_override does not take precedence over the override_homedir directive

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  • When using sss_override to override a user's home directory, it fails to take precedence when the override_homedir directive is defined in /etc/sssd/sssd.conf.
  • sss_override does take precedence over the fallback_homedir directive, however this directive will only work when the home directory attribute on the domain controller (unixHomeDirectory in Windows Active Directory) is undefined.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 7.9
    • 8.3
  • System Security Services Daemon (SSSD)

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