2010-10-25 11:12:27 1PAPep-00005x-25 ** |/usr/bin/vacation me <firstname.lastname@example.org> R=userforward T=address_pipe: Child process of address_pipe transport returned 1 from command: /usr/bin/vacation
The symptoms were:
1. root users could view LDAP users via getent password.
2. non-root users could not view LDAP users via getent password username.
2b. non-root users could view LDAP users via getent password username ONCE, after restarting ncsd, but, never again:
sudo /etc/init.d/nscd restart
The fix was to:
chmod 644 /etc/libnss-ldap.conf
The answer was found here: