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Updated authconfig packages that fix two bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The authconfig packages contain a command line utility and a GUI application that can configure a workstation to be a client for certain network user information and authentication schemes and other user information and authentication related options.
- Prior to this update, it was not possible to specify multiple Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) servers with the authconfig command. This bug has been fixed, and multiple LDAP servers can now be specified as expected.
- Previously, the authconfig utility did not pass passwords provided by the "--winbindjoin" option when calling "net join". Consequently, the user was asked for a password. Now, passwords are passed by authconfig to "net join" automatically, and users do not have to provide them in this situation.
Users of authconfig are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.