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GNOME screensaver locking Active Directory account after failed login

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 1


If a user incorrectly enters a password at the gnone-screensaver prompt when Active Directory Authentication is being used, the Active Directory Account is locked and the user is not able to login.



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  • Document ID:7001727
  • Creation Date: 24-Oct-2008
  • Modified Date:06-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

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