GDM fails to start with blank screen in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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Issue

  • gdm falis to start on RHEL7
  • Blank screen is observed upon boot-up in graphical.target.
  • Why 'WARNING: Could not get session id for session. Check that logind is properly installed and pam_systemd is getting used at login.' message is logged in /var/log/messages ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux [7.1-7.2]
  • gdm
  • pam

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