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Re: Problem with gdm auth

On Thu, 05 Apr 2012 09:36:52 +0200, lozingalo wrote:

> Hi

Hi, no html, please...
> i configured an ldap server on debian squeeze and a client ubuntu 10.04.
> Trying to login from login screen of the client using ldap user
> credentials it doesn't accept it.

And how about login from a local LDAP user? It happens the same?

> Trying from a shell with the command
> su - nslcd_proc
> it runs.
> Checking in /var/log/auth.logi found these messages:
> Apr  4 15:50:51 dello gdm-session-worker[3414]: pam_succeed_if(gdm:auth): error retrieving information about user nslcd_proc 
> Apr  4 15:51:17 dello gdm-session-worker[3414]: pam_unix(gdm:auth): check pass; user unknown
> Apr  4 15:51:17 dello gdm-session-worker[3414]: pam_unix(gdm:auth): authentication failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=:0 ruser= rhost=


A similar situation is described here:

FC11 GDM can't authenticate users from LDAP

That's for Redhat but you can read the comments to get an idea on what can 
be going on at your Debian box.



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