Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 804753
authconfig should not set quiet argument to pam_succeed_if uid >= 1000 by default
Last modified: 2013-02-13 21:28:13 EST
Description of problem:
authconfig generates the following line, for example in /etc/pam.d/password-auth:
auth requisite pam_succeed_if.so uid >= 1000 quiet
Just recently I ran into this problem when trying bulk provisioning using kickstart install with FreeIPA. User IDs were starting with UID 800, working just fine on F<=15, and even with an earlier F16 install for some reason. Then console authentication failed with a nebulous "Authentication failure" in the log. With the help of the fine folks at #freeipa, and sgallagh in particular, we spotted this "uid >= 1000" requirement causing the problem.
To spare more users from running into this problem, it would be helpful to remove the "quiet" flag, at least for a couple of Fedora releases until everybody has gotten used to the "min 1000 UID" requirement.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Yes, it should be replaced with quiet_success
Fixed in rawhide.
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