Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center

Go Back   FedoraForum.org > Fedora 19/20/21 > Security and Privacy
FedoraForum Search

Forgot Password? Join Us!

Security and Privacy Sadly, malware, spyware, hackers and privacy threats abound in today's world. Let's be paranoid and secure our penguins, and slam the doors on privacy exploits.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 16th February 2012, 08:29 PM
adamierymenko Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Posts: 1
linuxchrome
Unhappy Smart card (CAC) not working with GDM on Fedora 16 (with winbind/AD authentication)

I've installed Fedora 16 in a US government environment that uses CAC for authentication and winbind / Active Directory as its SSO system. It works out of the box for console logins. I can insert my CAC smartcard and am able to log into the machine just fine. But in graphical mode, GDM seems never to notice that the card is inserted. Inserting and removing the card has no effect on the GDM screen. I can only log in with regular username and password (which does work just fine).

Smartcard also works for other things like e-mail signing and encryption, Firefox, rdesktop, etc. Just not GDM.

Am I missing something? I have searched logs and Google endlessly and have found one other question about this but not even an attempt at an answer. Does anyone else have smartcards working? What did you do?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 26th June 2013, 05:30 PM
gnoma Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 3
linuxfirefox
Re: Smart card (CAC) not working with GDM on Fedora 16 (with winbind/AD authenticatio

Hello,

I am facing the same issue on Fedora 18.
Smart Card is working great in console, but when GDM is running, it doesn't turn to the smart card. It just shows your username and then asks for normal Unix password.

When in text mode, smart card is working great.

But when you turn on the "Require smart card", the GDM asks you for unix password and then doesn't log you in. This is about right, because it shouldn't log you in with Unix password, the only way should be the smart card. Still it doesn't know about it and keeps asking you for the Unix password.


In previous versions, the GDM have separated RPM plugin for Smart Card login, but in Fedora 17 and later it should be included in the GDM.

Did you manage to solve this? Any idea how to fix it?

Thank you.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
authentication, cac, card, fedora, gdm, pam, pkcs11, smart, smartcard, winbind or ad, working

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fedora 12: Smart Card (DoD CAC) stopped working cwebster Using Fedora 12 2nd July 2010 12:14 AM
winbind authentication issues HaMBoNE79 Servers & Networking 1 18th December 2007 03:31 PM


Current GMT-time: 21:35 (Sunday, 21-12-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat
...Restaurant Taverna Sarbului Photos - La Ereta Travel Photos on Instagram - Crystal Castle - Kempten Altstadt Travel Photos on Instagram - The Fancy Moose