getent doesn't work properly

Andrey Repin
Fri Oct 18 11:05:00 GMT 2019

Greetings, Maayan Apelboim!

> I posted about this problem in the past but was unable to solve it completely.
> It seems getent works intermediately. 
> Sometimes it shows my user and sometimes it doesn't.
> I don't think I have this problem with other users, but maybe I do and
> don't feel it as much cause they are less used. The user I'm looking for is
> the one responsible for our automations, so every time getent fails to find it, I see it in my scripts.

> Any idea why this is happening?

You aren't running Cygwin Cygserver and I don't see your nsswitch setup.

Also, please no top-posting in this list.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Friday, October 18, 2019 13:58:42

Sorry for my terrible english...

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