Bug 590689 - Smart card authentication with ocsp validation.
Summary: Smart card authentication with ocsp validation.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Managing_Smart_Cards
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Deon Ballard
QA Contact: ecs-bugs
Depends On:
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Reported: 2010-05-10 13:51 UTC by Asha Akkiangady
Modified: 2010-11-11 15:35 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-11-11 15:35:23 UTC
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Description Asha Akkiangady 2010-05-10 13:51:03 UTC
Description of problem:
Smart card authentication with ocsp validation requires document edits in Rhel 6 deployment guide. Reference bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=583109.

Rhel 5 doc "http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/Deployment_Guide-en-US/sso-sc-config.html":

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6. If you need to enable the Online Certificate Status Protocol   (OCSP), open
the /etc/pam_pkcs11/pam_pkcs11.conf file, and locate the following line:

  enable_ocsp = false;

  Change this value to true, as follows:

  enable_ocsp = true;

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6. If you need to enable the Online Certificate Status Protocol   (OCSP), open
the /etc/pam_pkcs11/pam_pkcs11.conf file, and locate all the lines with:

   cert_policy=ca, signature;

  Change them all by adding ocsp_on, as follows:

   cert_policy=ca, ocsp_on, signature;

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Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-10 15:40:49 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 8 Michael Hideo 2010-07-28 22:15:19 UTC
August 11 is target.

Comment 11 Andrew Ross 2010-08-20 01:45:06 UTC

# Open the pam_pkcs11.conf file.

vim /etc/pam_pkcs11/pam_pkcs11.conf

# Change every cert_policy line so that it contains the ocsp_on option.

cert_policy =ca, ocsp_on, signature;

And a note on the space between cert_policy and =ca

Comment 12 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 15:35:23 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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