Thanks for the follow up.
We try and stick to standard rhel/epel repo's (due to policy) so I am not able
to install a non-standard version of sssd.
I have decided to disable the User Private Group plugin and convert ipausers to
a posix group. There was nothing I could see that required us to use UPG's.
This setup is working for me now.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: freeipa-users-boun...@redhat.com [mailto:freeipa-users-
> boun...@redhat.com] On Behalf Of Jakub Hrozek
> Sent: Tuesday, 14 July 2015 6:42 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] freeipa and User Private Groups
> On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 09:11:09AM +0000, Les Stott wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Running ipa-3.0.0-42.el6 and sssd-1.11.6-30.el6_6.3.x86_64
> > So, by default, when you create a user in freeipa, That user will be set to
> have a primary group that is hidden and not a POSIX group.
> > This means that when the user logs in to a host, they will see something
> > id: cannot find name for group ID <group_number>
> It is not expected to not be able to return the name of the user group and I
> don't see that in my setup. I was suspecting rhbz#1165074 but your sssd
> should already have that bug fixed.
> Can you see if the packages from
> also show that behaviour?
> If yes, can you get us sssd logs as described here:
> > running the id command shows no name returned for this group.
> > I understand you can disable private groups globally, however it is
> discouraged. I also realise you can simply create POSIX groups when creating
> > In the spirit of trying to stick with the defaults....
> > Is there a way to avoid the login error where id can't retrieve the group
> name from a UPG?
> > Thanks,
> > Les
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