python-sss - Python module for the System Security Services Daemon

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Universe amd64
Package filename python-sss_1.16.1-1ubuntu1.4_amd64.deb
Package name python-sss
Package version 1.16.1
Package release 1ubuntu1.4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/utils
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 47.55 KB
Installed size 212.00 KB
Provides a set of daemons to manage access to remote directories and
authentication mechanisms. It provides an NSS and PAM interface toward
the system and a pluggable backend system to connect to multiple different
account sources. It is also the basis to provide client auditing and policy
services for projects like FreeIPA.
This package provide a module to access the configuration of the sssd daemon.
This package installs the library for Python 2.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-sss_1.16.1-1ubuntu1.4_i386.deb 1.16.1 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
python-sss_1.16.1-1ubuntu1_i386.deb 1.16.1 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-sss_1.16.1-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb 1.16.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
python-sss - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libldb1 >= 0.9.21
libpopt0 >= 1.14
libpython2.7 >= 2.7
libtalloc2 >= 2.0.4~git20101213
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Name Value
python2.7-sss -


Type URL
Binary Package python-sss_1.16.1-1ubuntu1.4_amd64.deb
Source Package sssd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-sss deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-sss




2019-06-27 - Eric Desrochers <>
sssd (1.16.1-1ubuntu1.4) bionic; urgency=medium
* debian/rules:
- Add --with-smb-idmap-interface-version=6
* d/p/winbind-idmap-plugin-support-inferface-version-6.patch:
- winbind idmap plugin: support inferface version 6
(LP: #1834507)
2019-05-28 - Andreas Hasenack <>
sssd (1.16.1-1ubuntu1.3) bionic; urgency=medium
* d/libsss-sudo.postinst: Add sss entry to nsswitch only on initial install.
Thanks to Timo Aaltonen <> (LP: #1781991)
2019-02-27 - Victor Tapia <>
sssd (1.16.1-1ubuntu1.2) bionic; urgency=medium
* d/p/GPO_CROND-customization.patch: Set GPO_CROND to cron instead of
crond for Debian and Ubuntu (LP: #1572908)
2019-01-16 - Andreas Hasenack <>
sssd (1.16.1-1ubuntu1.1) bionic; urgency=medium
* d/p/fix-id-out-of-range-lookup.patch: CACHE_REQ: Do not fail the domain
locator plugin if ID outside the domain range is looked up.  Thanks to
Jakub Hrozek <>. (LP: #1807246)
* d/t/common-tests, d/t/control, d/t/ldap-user-group-krb5-auth,
d/t/ldap-user-group-ldap-auth, d/t/login.exp, d/t/util: add DEP8
tests for kerberos and LDAP (LP: #1793882)
2018-04-09 - Timo Aaltonen <>
sssd (1.16.1-1ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium
* Merge from Debian. (LP: #1754746)
* d/p/restart_providers_on_timeshift.patch: Dropped, upstream.
2018-03-13 - Timo Aaltonen <>
sssd (1.16.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* common.dirs, common.postinst: Add dir for secrets with correct
permissions. (Closes: #892315)
* common: Add support for Fleet Commander, create deskprofile dir with
correct permissions.
* control: Add libgdm-dev to build-depends to support multiple
* control, rules, common.install: Add support for systemtap.
* control: Bump policy to 4.1.3, no changes.
2018-03-06 - Andreas Hasenack <>
sssd (1.16.0-5ubuntu2) bionic; urgency=medium
* Enable the secrets service and build against http-parser (LP: #1754365).
This drops the following Debian delta:
- Build without the secrets service as libhttp-parser2.1 is in universe
* d/{sssd-common.postinst,sssd-common.dirs}: create the secrets directory
used by sssd-secrets and set its permissions in postinst.
(Closes: #892315)
2018-01-26 - Andreas Hasenack <>
sssd (1.16.0-5ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium
* Merge with Debian unstable (LP: #1735493). Remaining changes:
- Build without the secrets service as libhttp-parser2.1 is in universe
- d/p/restart_providers_on_timeshift.patch: Use SIGUSR2 after watchdog
detects time shift to execute pending scheduled tasks that could
be stuck (LP 1641875)
[refreshed with what was committed upstream in the end]
- d/sssd-common.maintscript: rm_conffile for upstart drop
2018-01-26 - Timo Aaltonen <>
sssd (1.16.0-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* rules: Disable files domain, it's not useful in Debian. (Closes:
2018-01-22 - Timo Aaltonen <>
sssd (1.16.0-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Revert installing responder service/socket files again.
(Closes: #886483)

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