I see a problem on two systems running FreeBSD 7.0 or 7.1 which are configured as OpenLDAP clients using the nss_ldap module.


When someone logs on using ssh protocol version 2 the session will not be initialized correctly. The user will only get his primary group affiliation but no affiliation to other groups (memberUid attribute in LDAP group entries).

On 7.1 the ssh login process hangs forever with open ldap queries, on 7.0 the group list is incomplete. On several 6.x systems, all works correctly.
I have used the configuration for years now.

There are some workarounds I found:

a) use ssh protocol version 1
b) set UseLogin to yes in sshd_config
c) avoid ssl encryption in communication to ldap server
   (ldap://... uri instead of ldaps://... in ldap.conf)

Does anybody see similar problems? Does anybody have an idea what may couse the problem?

Best regards

Konrad Heuer
GWDG, Am Fassberg, 37077 Goettingen, Germany, kheu...@gwdg.de
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