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KB-2724: ignored unsupported autofs nsswitch source "centrifydc"

Authentication Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:10 AM

Applies to: All version of DirectControl on all platforms.


centrifydc is set in an automount derivative of nsswitch.conf, but there is an error while restarting the autofs

It says the source "centrifydc" is unsupported:

serverA# grep ^auto /etc/nsswitch.conf 

automount: files centrifydc 


serverA# service autofs restart 

Stopping automount: [ OK ] 

Starting automount: [ OK ] 


serverA# tail -1 /var/log/messages 

Sep 21 17:20:19 serverA automount[6737]: ignored unsupported autofs nsswitch source "centrifydc" 



This is hard coded in autofs. Centrify will never be called. 

autofs will ignore the source in /etc/nsswitch.conf and print out the error message.

Further details can be found in the link below (provided as a courtesy):