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KB-8784: Reboot is required for login to work on Red Hat 7

Centrify DirectControl ,  

27 June,17 at 11:02 PM

Applies to:
All versions of Centrify DirectControl on RHEL 7.x 

Problem:
Due to an issue on RHEL 7 with no gnome-screensaver available and authconfig issue, smart card authenticaltion does not work

Workaround:
Due to a RHEL 7 issue, you need to reboot the machine or run the following commands from ssh console in order to make GDM UI login work.

$ sudo systemctl restart messagebus
$ sudo systemctl restart gdm

This has been reported as a Redhat bug from the URL link below and is out of Centrify control.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1065009

Resolution:
This bug is now fixed in Server Suite 2015

 

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