[PC-BSD Testing] Enabling Active Directory will let gdm autologin ask for password

John Hixson john at pcbsd.org
Mon Jan 7 12:12:00 PST 2013


On Mon, Jan 07, 2013 at 10:23:13AM -0500, Kris Moore wrote:
>    On 01/07/2013 03:10, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
> 
>      Enabling Active Directory asking password in gdm autologin
>      I don't know is this a bug or by design
> 
>      Steps:
>      1. Enable gdm autologin to username in Control Panel so that everytime
>      your username is autologin during boot
>      2. Enable Active Directory in Control Panel
>      3. Logout
>      4. Notice that gdm is asking password for autologin
> 
>      I noticed that this line below is inserted on the second line in
>      /etc/pam.d/gdm-autologin
>      auth    sufficient      /usr/local/lib/pam_winbind.so   silent 
>      try_first_pass  krb5_auth       krb5_ccache_type=FILE
> 
>      But once you disable Active Directory, that line will be removed and gdm
>      autologin will work back normal.
> 
>      I'm using PC-BSD 9.1 DVD LXDE in Virtualbox
> 
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>    Ill have to check with our AD guy, but I think this is normal. Once you
>    enable AD, you are no longer able to just use GDM's auto-login feature,
>    since it has to auth with your AD server.

Oops, forgot to reply-all.

This is by design.

- John

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