Bug 478795 - xdmcp not working
xdmcp not working
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: jmccann
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-04 22:39 EST by Ian Mortimer
Modified: 2015-01-14 18:22 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:29:32 EST
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Description Ian Mortimer 2009-01-04 22:39:57 EST
Description of problem:
After enabling xdmcp in /etc/gdm/custom.conf and restarting gdm, nothing is listening on the xdmcp port (177).

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. add Enable=true to [xdmcp] section of /etc/gdm/custom.conf
2. restart gdm
3. run `netstat -l | grep xdmcp'
Actual results:
nothing shows

Expected results:
should show:
udp        0      0 *:xdmcp                     *:*

Additional info:
This wasn't working after the release of Fedora 9 but was fixed in a later gdm update (2.22.0-10.fc9).  Selinux is disabled.  

Comment 1 Ian Mortimer 2009-01-04 22:49:31 EST
Possibly a duplicate of 473983 and 473887.  However the specific problem I have is getting a terminal server working (ltsp).  Those bugs relate to different problems.
Comment 2 Ian Mortimer 2009-01-12 20:23:33 EST
Fixed in gdm-2.24.1-4.fc10 from updates-testing.
Comment 3 mayost_sharon 2009-03-04 23:55:39 EST

Re-installed on new computer the fedora 10 offered all the - update turned the
option available through Xdmcp it worked well.
But after I left the computer for 2 hours, I try to connect again with Xdmcp
and it does not work.
I think that the bug has also repair the last of Gdm
I'm ready to attach to your log on demand.

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