Bug 585953 - system-config-authentication generates invalid config file
Summary: system-config-authentication generates invalid config file
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: authconfig
Version: 6.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: BaseOS QE - Apps
: 588372 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-04-26 14:20 UTC by Chris Hodson
Modified: 2018-09-05 13:56 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: authconfig-6.1.4-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 19:55:12 UTC
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Description Chris Hodson 2010-04-26 14:20:49 UTC
Description of problem:
Running system-config-authentication generates a config file that generates the following error:
nslcd: /etc/nslcd.conf:135: unknown keyword: 'pam_password'

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

How reproducible:
Every Time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. system-config-authentication
2. Check "LDAP support" for both User Information and Authentication
3. Exit

When the config script exits it tries to restart nslcd and the error message comes up.

Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2010-04-26 15:14:53 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Chris Carpenter 2010-04-30 13:23:17 UTC
I just wanted to say that this bug is also affecting me on RHEL 6.0 beta. 

However, if I run system-config-authentication, then comment out the pam_password md5 line and disable TLS authentication, I can connect to the LDAP server.

Comment 4 Tomas Mraz 2010-05-03 15:44:19 UTC
*** Bug 588372 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 8 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 19:55:12 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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