Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1306401
Gnome screensaver cannot unlock when using sssd
Last modified: 2016-12-20 13:36:31 EST
Description of problem:
I have a configuration, using sssd to authenticate against Windows 2012R2 servers, using standard AD configuration options, combined with credential-caching.
This works fine at the office, but off-site I can login, using the cached credentials (both starting an X-session and at the console) and work as expected. However at the moment that the gnome screen save (screen lock) becomes active it is not possible to unlock the screen.
I can provide my password, but the result is that then the screen is 'frozen'. No response to mouse movement or keyboard responses to e.g. caps-lock.
At that moment I can login at a console, so credential caching still seems to work as expected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
100% of the time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make computer member of AD domain
2. Configure sssd to use AD credentials
3. Enable credential caching in sssd
4. check on-site that the configuration is working (both cached and non cached (online))
5. Disconnect the computer from the network
6. Login with cached credential
7. Wait for the screen lock to appear
8. Try to unlock
Frozen screen, unable to start a new X session (ctrl-alt-f1 to get at the login screen and re-selecting the username + providing credentials do not work)
Both on-line and off-line being able to unlock the screen, and not only when online.
GNOME no longer uses gnome-screensaver for screen locking; reassigning.
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