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Logging into Ontap is denied when using domain credentials via SSH

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SSH administration using domain administrator accounts

Issue

  • When using domain credentials to log into the ONTAP cluster shell via SSH, the login is unsuccessful and secd logs do not have a record of the lookup.

This may be found in messages.log

[auth_sshd:error:67987] in do_pam_domain_auth(): do_pam_domain_auth: RPC Handle to mgwd is null, is mgwd up?

[auth_sshd:error:18492] in do_pam_domain_auth(): do_pam_domain_auth: RPC Handle to mgwd is null, is mgwd up?

 

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