Description of problem:
Password policy error message should print something better than "Internal Error".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a ldap user without any shadow attributes.
2. Set ldap_pwd_policy = shadow in sssd.conf
3. Try auth as the user.
Auth fails as expected. However, "Internal Error (System error)" appears in the log.
(Thu Aug 25 06:22:59 2011) [sssd[be[LDAP]]] [find_password_expiration_attributes] (1): No shadow password attributes found, but shadow password policy was requested.
(Thu Aug 25 06:22:59 2011) [sssd[be[LDAP]]] [get_user_dn] (1): find_password_expiration_attributes failed.
(Thu Aug 25 06:22:59 2011) [sssd[be[LDAP]]] [sdap_handle_release] (8): Trace: sh[0x241b610], connected, ops[(nil)], ldap[0x241e270], destructor_lock, release_memory
(Thu Aug 25 06:22:59 2011) [sssd[be[LDAP]]] [remove_connection_callback] (9): Successfully removed connection callback.
(Thu Aug 25 06:22:59 2011) [sssd[be[LDAP]]] [be_pam_handler_callback] (4): Backend returned: (3, 4, <NULL>) [Internal Error (System error)]
(Thu Aug 25 06:22:59 2011) [sssd[be[LDAP]]] [be_pam_handler_callback] (4): Sending result [LDAP]
(Thu Aug 25 06:22:59 2011) [sssd[be[LDAP]]] [be_pam_handler_callback] (4): Sent result [LDAP]
Password policy error message should print something better than "Internal Error (System error)".
Verified in version:
# rpm -qi sssd | head
Name : sssd Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version : 1.5.1 Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release : 51.el6 Build Date: Mon 12 Sep 2011 06:55:14 PM IST
Install Date: Tue 13 Sep 2011 08:02:21 PM IST Build Host: x86-001.build.bos.redhat.com
Group : Applications/System Source RPM: sssd-1.5.1-51.el6.src.rpm
Size : 3670464 License: GPLv3+
Signature : (none)
Packager : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
URL : http://fedorahosted.org/sssd/
Summary : System Security Services Daemon
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Cause: During password change, password policy attributes are checked in SSSD. When these attributes were incomplete, SSSD would report this password policy error as an internal error.
Consequence: Log message produced in this case was confusing and unclear.
Fix: When password policy attributes are incomplete, it is reported as an authentication error and proper log message is displayed.
Result: Password policy related log messages are no longer confusing.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.