Bug 869075 - The sysconfig.txt file advises users to use a command that fails with an error
The sysconfig.txt file advises users to use a command that fails with an error
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Lukáš Nykrýn
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Blocks: 881827 957109 957111
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Reported: 2012-10-22 20:01 EDT by Jaromir Hradilek
Modified: 2016-11-25 08:02 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: initscripts-9.03.34-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: Sysconfig.txt advised calling saslauthd -a instead of -v Consequence: Command fails with error Fix: Replace -a with -v in Sysconfig.txt Result: Command returns expected results
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Last Closed: 2013-02-21 05:26:17 EST
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Description Jaromir Hradilek 2012-10-22 20:01:09 EDT
Description of problem:
In the description of the /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd configuration file, the /usr/share/doc/initscripts-9.03.27/sysconfig.txt file advises users to run the “saslauthd -a” command to display a list of available authentication mechanisms. However, an attempt to run this command fails with an error, because the “-a” command line option requires an additional argument. Note that both the saslauthd(8) manual page and the configuration file itself recommend the use of the “saslauthd -v” command for this purpose.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Read the /usr/share/doc/initscripts-9.03.27/sysconfig.txt file to learn about available options in the /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd configuration file.
2. Attempt to run the “saslauthd -a” command to display available authentication mechanisms as advised in the description of the /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd file.
3. See an error message followed by usage information.
Actual results:
The description of the /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd configuration file advises users to use a command that fails with an error.

Expected results:
The description of the /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd configuration file should advise users to use a command that displays required information without an error (that is, the “saslauthd -v” command).

Additional info:
Reproduced on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.3 (Santiago).
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 05:26:17 EST
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.


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