Bug 444934 - gdm does not display usernames stored in LDAP
gdm does not display usernames stored in LDAP
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: jmccann
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-05-01 22:21 EDT by Maxwell Bottiger
Modified: 2015-01-14 18:21 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-01 23:50:43 EDT
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Description Maxwell Bottiger 2008-05-01 22:21:02 EDT
Description of problem:
GDM is not displaying the usernames of people stored in the LDAP database.  This
worked in Fedora 7 and 8.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot to runlevel 5
Actual results:
The only user listed is "Other"

Expected results:
List of users

Additional info:
The login works just fine, but you must select other, then type in a user name.
 The user list is not displayed.
Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2008-05-01 23:50:43 EDT

This is by design, since ldap set ups often have thousands or tens of thousands
of users.

Once you've logged in as a user, it will be remembered though. Also, as of 


the "Other" user is automatically selected.

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