For reasons unknown, any mixed case letter login (for example JamesBond) is no longer allowed access to a LINUX host. Yes, it used to work, but now it does not. In the past this issue was dealt with the presence of the following entry in the
case_sensitive = False
Today, someone discovered that if this line is removed the ability for the mixed case logins returns!
Ansible to the rescue!
A new group (named
scom) containing the appropriate hosts is entered into the file
/etc/ansible/hosts and followed with this two “statements”
# ansible -a "sed -i -e '/case_sensitive = False/d' /etc/sssd/sssd.conf" scom # ansible -a "service sssd restart" scom
A few hours of work compressed into a minute or two – thanks Ansible!