Bug 324811 - gdm login failure with NIS authentication
Summary: gdm login failure with NIS authentication
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm   
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Version: 8
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F8Blocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-10-09 12:35 UTC by Ian
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-10 12:57:48 UTC
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Description Ian 2007-10-09 12:35:37 UTC
Description of problem: If you setup NIS authentication by editing usual files
(/etc/yp.conf /etc/sysconfig/network /etc/nsswitch.conf) then logins using gdm fail

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure NIS
2. Attempt login using gdm
Actual results: syslog:pam_unix(gdm:auth): check pass; user unknown

Expected results: successful login

Additional info: There is a fix posted in bz#134393 which is to set
USENIS=yes in /etc/sysconfig/authconfig but gdm should really respect
settings in /etc/nsswitch.conf

Using kdm as login manager works OK.

Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2007-10-10 06:02:09 UTC
If this prevents login, it is blocker material

Comment 2 Ian 2007-10-10 11:03:51 UTC
Did a fresh install with all current updates. gdm with NIS logins work fine now.
Changelog for gdm does not hint at a fix, so I can only assume I made a mistake
- please close this bug.

Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2007-10-10 12:57:48 UTC
Thanks for the update.

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