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Michael Peek peek at
Wed Feb 17 22:07:46 UTC 2010


Place the line containing at the end of 
/etc/pam.d/common-auth, not before the line containing

Michael Peek wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm setting up a new Ubuntu network using LDAP for authentication.  
> I'm trying to use and I've run into a problem.  (I've 
> done this before several years ago on Debian Sarge, but for some 
> reason the same approach on Ubuntu Karmic isn't working.)
> I edit /etc/pam.d/common-auth and put:
>    auth required use_first_pass
> before:
>    auth [success=1 default=ignore] use_first_pass
> And then edit /etc/security/group.conf and put:
>    *; *; *; Al0000-2400; fax, voice, cdrom, floppy, audio, dip, video, 
> plugdev, users, fuse, saned, vboxusers
> But not only does this not work (i.e. SSH'ing in and typing "group" 
> does not list me as being in any of these groups), but it also breaks 
> gdm logins ("Authentication failure").  No errors are listed in syslog.
> I'm at a loss.  Can someone clue me in?
> Thanks,
> Michael

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