Bug#939389: Info received (Bug#939389: light-locker: Does not work in buster with xfce4)
systemd-login service does not work in a NIS environment without nscd
It ends up doing a yp call which is TCP and that is prohibited by
configuration. The call fails, a rather meaningless error is returned
and pam_systemd fails to setup session. It does not prevent a login
because session setup is marked as optional in the corresponding pam files.
Installing nscd bypasses this because it will be going over the nscd
unix domain socket which is allowed
IMHO this as a workaround is NOT stable and not guaranteed to work. The
config for logind should be relaxed to allow it TCP calls in order to
function correctly in PAM environments which use network authentication.
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