Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 599544
Retain old password on machine password changes
Last modified: 2011-11-23 10:59:37 EST
Description of problem:
When a machine changes its password, it need to retain the old one in order to be able to accept kerberos tickets released to clients before the password change occurred. Otherwise clients will be incorrectly denied access causing errors.
Upstream has a non invasive patch that solves this issue in bug 7099.
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
adding upstream bug url
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.