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Thread: Could not start kstartupconfig error!

  1. #1
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    Default Could not start kstartupconfig error!

    Hello, Dear all,

    I got error message : "could not start kstartupconfig, check your installation" when I logon to linux system after deployment of ldap and samba extension on my OpenSuse10.2

    all extensions package deployed successully, and samba domain created and I can see two addtional tab in Zimbra Admin UI,

    I enable ldap-client on one desktop(nss_ldap and pam_ldap installedI ), when logon with the created username from linux desktop, always get this error message. What 's the problem? do I need copy all .conf file to client pc also? thanks!

    by the way, I'd like to answer one thread that I post last week about where the nss_ldap.conf and pam_ldap.conf are, now I found that only one file called /etc/ldap.conf used in opensuse.

    the all related .conf file that located on the server installed samba as below.


    # The distinguished name of the search base.
    base dc=roquette,dc=cn
    binddn uid=zimbra,cn=admins,cn=zimbra
    bindpw roquette
    rootbinddn uid=zimbra,cn=admins,cn=zimbra
    # passwd: files nis
    # shadow: files nis
    # group:  files nis
    #passwd: compat
    #group:  compat
    passwd: files ldap
    group: files ldap
    hosts:  	files dns
    networks:	files dns
    services:	files
    protocols:	files
    rpc:		files
    ethers:		files
    netmasks:	files
    netgroup:	files nis
    publickey:	files
    bootparams:	files
    automount:	files nis
    aliases:	files

    	workgroup =
    	printing = cups
    	printcap name = cups
    	printcap cache time = 750
    	cups options = raw
    	map to guest = Bad User
    	include = /etc/samba/dhcp.conf
    	logon path = \\%L\profiles\.msprofile
    	logon home = \\%L\%U\.9xprofile
    	logon drive = P:
    	usershare allow guests = Yes
    	add machine script = /sbin/yast /usr/share/YaST2/data/add_machine.ycp %m$
    	domain logons = Yes
    	domain master = Yes
    	ldap admin dn = "uid=zimbra,cn=admins,cn=zimbra"
    	ldap delete dn = No
    	ldap group suffix = ou=groups
    	ldap idmap suffix = 
    	ldap machine suffix = ou=machines
    	ldap passwd sync = No
    	ldap replication sleep = 1000
    	ldap ssl = Start_tls
    	ldap suffix = dc=roquette,dc=cn
    	ldap timeout = 5
    	ldap user suffix = ou=people
    	local master = Yes
    	netbios name = stf03a
    	os level = 65
    	passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://
    	preferred master = Yes
    	security = user
    	comment = Home Directories
    	valid users = %S, %D%w%S
    	browseable = No
    	read only = No
    	inherit acls = Yes
    account	sufficient	
    account sufficient

    auth    sufficient
    auth	sufficient

    # password	requisite	nullok cracklib 
    # password	required	nullok use_authtok 
    password	sufficient	
    password        sufficient

    #session	required
    #session	required	
    #session	optional
    session         sufficient
    session         sufficient
    #session	        optional
    session         required skel=/etc/skel umask=0077
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    Default addtional information!

    other informat:

    if I logon with root and create one folder the name as username in home direcotry, e.g /home/bylong , bylong is a username.
    and change owner by issuing command # chown bylong /home/bylong
    then everything is ok.

    thus, I guess there are something wrong with
    /etc/pam.d/common-session file

    #session	required	
    #session	optional
    session         sufficient
    session         sufficient
    #session	        optional
    session         required skel=/etc/skel umask=0077
    system seems did not invoke to create user home folder when user fisrt logon.

    what 's that reason? many thanks in advance!

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    no one answer? help please!

  4. #4
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    the problem sovled by myself, now it is ok. I 'd like to share it with you all, especially with Suse user.

    in fact , it is very simple, no need exactly follow the steps on the guide to config common-account,common-auth, common-account and common-session. just enable ldap client in Yast, and make sure to tick 'make home directory' option is on. all settings for these files automatically be written. after that run SuSEconfig to make all configuration reloaded.

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