Bug 21575 - xdmcp error
xdmcp error
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-12-01 05:06 EST by Michael Redinger
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-04 05:51:22 EST
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Description Michael Redinger 2000-12-01 05:06:05 EST
XDMCP only seems to be working for broadcast even when configuring
/etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess. I remove everything and just added one single line:
*
Broadcasts work fine with the default setting  (* CHOOSER BROADCAST), but
XDMCP queries (and indirect queries) don't.

This holds true for kdm, too (which is based on xdm). However, on the
same machine gdm works (after editing /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf and the
useful tip in a newsgroup to add gdm to /etc/hosts.allow - tried this
for xdm and kdm too, no success).

There isn't a log entry produced either (only gdm did when not being
added to hosts.allow).
Comment 1 Michael Redinger 2000-12-04 07:37:21 EST
Red HAt 7.0 does set
DisplayManager.requestPort:   0
in /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config for security reasons. Commenting out this line makes
xdm/kdm
work.

Closing bug.

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