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LDAP client UNIX user name translation fails due to incorrect LDAP schema

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • LDAP schema
  • Windows AD LDAP


Using Microsoft Active Directory LDAP as a Directory Store, ONTAP fails to retrieve the UNIX user credential.
::>set advanced
::*>vserver services access-check authentication show-creds -node <node> -vserver <svm> -unix-user-name <unix-user>
SecD log shows the following error
[kern_secd:info:15834] Error: Get user credentials procedure failed
[kern_secd:info:15834] [ 38] Retrieved CIFS credentials via S4U2Self for full Windows user name 'test@NTAP.LOCAL'
[kern_secd:info:15834] [ 88] Trying to map 'NTAP\TEST' to UNIX user 'test' using implicit mapping
[kern_secd:info:15834] [ 101] Hostname found in Name Service Cache
[kern_secd:info:15834] [ 101] Resolved LDAP servers: Vserver: 2
[kern_secd:info:15834] [ 101] Failed to initiate Kerberos authentication. Trying NTLM.
[kern_secd:info:15834] [ 102] Successfully connected to ip, port 3268 using TCP
[kern_secd:info:15834] **[ 109] FAILURE: User 'test' not found in UNIX authorization source LDAP.
[kern_secd:info:15834] [ 109] Entry for user-name: test not found in the current source: LDAP. Entry for user-name: test not found in any of the available sources

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