Bug 62493 - pam reports "account expired" when using NIS
pam reports "account expired" when using NIS
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Aaron Brown
: 62720 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-04-01 14:20 EST by A.J. Aranyosi
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-01 14:20:38 EST
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Description A.J. Aranyosi 2002-04-01 14:20:34 EST
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Description of problem:
With the machine set up to get passwd info from an NIS domain, attempts to log
in resulted in an "account expired" error from PAM.  This message appeared
despite the fact that the machine was set up without shadow password support,
and the NIS server doesn't provide shadow or account expiration info. 
Commenting out the "account required /lib/security/pam_deny.so" line from
/etc/pam.d/system-auth allows users to log in.  

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install the beta (with or without shadow support, it doesn't matter)
2.Connect to an NIS server
3.Try to log in

Actual Results:  Login refused, "User account has expired" shows up in

Expected Results:  User should've been allowed to log in.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-04-01 16:24:44 EST
This is fixed in the current rawhide authconfig.
Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2002-04-05 10:53:55 EST
*** Bug 62720 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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