SSSD: An Active Directory user fails to login on domain joined Red Hat Enterprise Linux system with error: 7 (Authentication failure)

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Single AD user fails to login on domain joined RHEL 7 system via SSSD, following error is seen in /var/log/secure:
sshd[12345]: pam_sss(sshd:auth): received for user aduser: 7 (Authentication failure)  <-----


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • SSSD

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