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KB-7729: Pin prompt never appears after inserting smart card on RHEL 5.10/11

Authentication Service ,  

14 November,16 at 05:18 PM

Applies to:

All Versions of Centrify DirectControl on RHEL 5.10 and RHEL 5.11


On RHEL 5.10 and 5.11, if "Smart Card Support" is enabled and a smart card is inserted on the login screen, a PIN prompt may not show up until after the "Enter" key is hit.


There are issues with the gdm and nss packages in RHEL 5.10 and 5.11, particularly the library that does not allow the PIN prompt to appear.


Replace with the old one on RHEL 5.9, which is a shared object file in NSS package

The version of NSS from RHEL 5.9 is: