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Old 10-04-2005, 09:38 AM   #1
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??? Xsession: Login for someuser is disabled.

I just setup a Suse 9.1 system on an NIS network and logins from the terminal work just fine, but when I try a graphical login for a user other than root, it fails with that error (root can do a graphical login without any problems). Also, ssh logins work fine for users other than root too, so I'm pretty sure it is not a password or NIS/ypbind issue.

I assume this is a kdm setup issue, but I cannot find the right setting. Any ideas?

Old 10-05-2005, 06:07 PM   #2
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Here is one possibility:

Here's another (old, but possibly relevant):

And these:



Anyway it looks like LDAP and/or Active Directory configuration might be the culprits here...

'Hope that helps .. PSM
Old 10-12-2005, 05:25 AM   #3
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??? Xsession: Login for someuser is disabled.

The error can be written by /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession (Suse 10) if Xsession thinks that a "normal login" is disabled.
I found this to be the case for a NIS user whose shell was not listed in /etc/shells (e.g. /usr/local/bin/bash). Editing /etc/shells accordingly fixed the problem.



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