X2Go Bug report logs - #1240
broker bug with accentuated characters in password

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Package: x2gobroker; Maintainer for x2gobroker is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2gobroker is src:x2gobroker.

Reported by: Walid MOGHRABI <w.moghrabi@servicemagic.eu>

Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:30:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: pending

Fixed in versions,

Done: X2Go Release Manager X2Go Release Manager <git-admin@x2go.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Hi Walid,

On  Mi 13 Dez 2017 19:29:07 CET, Walid MOGHRABI wrote:

> package: x2gobroker
> priority: bug
> Context : I'm using PAM auth with the X2Gobroker which relies on  
> Samba/Winbind to use ActiveDirectory based authentication.
> It works pretty well but some users couldn't auth even though we  
> triple checked their username/password combination.
> It appears these users had some accentuated characters in their  
> password so I suppose there is a charset issue there, not sure if  
> the broker uses iso/latin encoding or UTF8.
> Regards,
> Walid Moghrabi

Regarding the above issue, can you please test, if an authentication  
via the test tool works?


1) Make sure the x2gobroker-authservice is running

2) x2gobroker-testauth --user=<user>

(Password is queried then after having hit <ENTER>.

Does that work? Or does this also fail? (Here it works).


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