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Supplementary groups not displaying due to ns-switch group database misconfiguration

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • LDAP


  • After configuring the LDAP client schema using  RFC2307bis, getxxbyyy getgrbylist does not show supplemental groups
::> set -privilege advanced
::*> vserver services name-service getxxbyyy getgrlist -node cdot -vserver test   -username ts01 -use-cache false 
pw_name: ts01 
Groups: 1200
  • authentication show-creds command does not show supplemental groups with an error
Vserver: test (internal ID: 9)
Error: Acquire UNIX credentials procedure failed
  [  1 ms] Entry for group-id: 1201 not found in the current
           source: FILES. Entry for group-id: 1201 not found in any
           of the available sources
**[     2] FAILURE: Unable to retrieve UNIX groupname for GID 1201

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