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

claive alvin Acedilla cabpacedilla at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 19:06:28 PST 2013


Active Directory enable should have stopped gdm autologin entirely. But
still l gdm autologin will proceed and hangs

On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 3:40 AM, claive alvin Acedilla <
cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm sorry I did not mention this before with the report.
> GDM will proceed the autologin or timed login even though password is not
> provided.
> Then after that gdm will be just be greyed with buttons disabled but
> cannot proceed to the desktop.
> The user is stuck with a greyed gdm with disabled buttons not logging in
> to the desktop.
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 3:12 AM, John Hixson <john at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
>> 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
>>
>> >
>> >  --
>> >  Kris Moore
>> >  PC-BSD Software
>> >  iXsystems
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