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How to disable group policy (VGP) (71733)

On prior versions, we could just stop vasgpd and stop it from restarting on reboot. On 4.x, VGP is integrated into the VASD, so there is nothing to stop.Can VGP be disabled in 4.x? There is no way to stop it seperately from vasd. WORKAROUND: ...

Group memberships are not complete, users cannot login. (204590)

Group memberships are not complete. This issue can be complicated further by the use of the "/etc/opt/quest/vas/vas.conf" setting, user-hide- if -denied. With this set users could be prevented from logging in. There isn't a Global Catalog (GC) Server in the joined site. ...

OS X 10.11 unable to reboot with Authentication Services installed (204419)

OS X 10.11 client is unable to reboot when Authentication Services is installed. An improper shutdown of the client can leave the Authentication Services module configured. With the Authentication Services module still configured a reboot of the client may fail. 3rd Party issue. ...

Which system files are modified when joining to Active Directory? (40654)

This article is to describe what system files are changed by Authentication Services when the /opt/quest/bin/vastool join command is done. No changes to the OS configuration are made when you install QAS. The files changed at join time are listed below by operating system: ...

Information on how to setup cross-forest and cross-domain set up (87066)

Information and guidelines on how to include users and groups from other domains or forests. Cross-domain, single forest. As a general rule, the VAS client will only use "Unix enabled" security groups that reside in the same ...

Page 1. Authentication Services 4.1 Mac OS X Administrator's Guide Page 2. Copyright 2016 Quest Software, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This guide contains proprietary information protected by copyright. The software described ...

Product(s): Authentication Services
Created On: 5/19/2016
Last Updated On: 5/19/2016
How to enable vasd debug to capture more information (27000)

Below is the steps for enabling vasd debug level 5 to captue more information about what is happening. 1. Enable vasd debugging by running: # /opt/quest/bin/vastool configure vas vasd debug-level 5 2. Configure the System ...

How to create an SELinux policy for Authentication Services (119007)

A SELinux-hardened system will run with SELinux in enforcing mode, meaning that the SELinux policy is in effect and things that it doesn't want to allow won't be allowed. Authentication Services can work with any pam enabled ...

vastool status reports INFO: 232 No srvinfo entry for joined domain (103973)

vastool status reports INFO: 232 No srvinfo entry for joined domain. This is an informational message and not necessarily incorrect If you think that QAS should have server information for this domain, issue the following command: /opt/quest/bin/vastool flush srvinfo. ...

Does Authentication Services support Windows 2012? (104417)

Is Authentication Services supported on Windows 2012 server and Windows 2012 server R2 ? Yes, Authentication Services is supported connecting to Windows Server 2012 domain controllers including R2 version and installed on Windows 2012 servers. ...

Installing Authentication Services on an AIX WPAR (Workload Partition) (202735)

Installing Authentication Services on the Global Partition works as expected however when installing on the WPAR with install.sh it shows Authentication Services as already installed. This is due to the the /usr and the /opt file ...

How to find Authentication Services libraries in use on Solaris to avoid rebooting after upgrade (187257)

How to find Authentication Services libraries in use on Solaris to avoid rebooting after upgrade After upgrading older versions of QAS a reboot is required or restarting all process with an open library to QAS. QAS library in-use ...

Upgrading on Solaris platform.Getting this error message: Solaris 10 8/07 (Update 4) is required (202416)

Running ./install.sh -q upgrade. Receiving the following message: Operating System: SunOS 10 (sparc) Checking for recommended patches... Solaris 10 8/07 (Update 4) is required. It looks like you have Solaris 10 11/06. NOTE: Patch recommendations not met. ...

FAILURE: 505 Unrecognized auth result/error (104392)

FAILURE: 505 Unrecognized auth result/error. 505 auth -S host/$FQDN fails. 1 - Rejoin the computer to AD. Here is an example of the command: /opt/quest/bin/vastool -u Administrator join -f example.com. You may need to add additional switches. ...

How to configure QAS enabled laptops for users' travel or how to setup permanent disconnected users (54451)

This article is to describe how to setup permanently or persistent disconnected users. Disconnected mode is when the machine is not able to communicate to the Active Directory Domain Controllers. User's who have laptops that travel should be setup this way on the laptop. ...

How to troubleshoot user cannot login ? Authentication fails. Unable to login. (106769)

This article is to provide commands to help diagnose problems with AD authentication on the QAS client. User is unable to login. Authentication fails for users. User or users cannot login or logon. Won't allow login. 1 - Can you list the user ? ...

gss_accept_sec_context causes core dump (87930)

A windows application using the SSPI attempts to establish a kerberos connection to a process running on Unix and calls gss_accept_sec_context. gss_accept_sec_context() causes core dump. On the Solaris side gss_accept_sec_context ...

Mac OS X system only bootable in single user mode after installing QAS (119786)

After installing QAS or updating Mac OS X the system now hangs while booting and can only be booted into single user mode. Some combinations of Mac OS X and QAS versions cause problems at boot time. Usually this is ...

Installation Failed error "-2146762486 ErrorCode: A certificate chain could not be built (119256)

Install Authentication Services on Windows Server 2008 R2 getting error "Installation failed: "-2146762486 ErrorCode: A certificate chain could not be built to a trusted root authority". Windows is missing a default Trusted Root Certificate. ...

Issue with Automatic Proxy policy on Mac OS (102393)

Tried to set up a proxy for Mac clients using group policy, however the policy does not apply to the Mac OS system settings. The following two settings were put in the policy: [ Automatic Proxy Configuration ] = True [ Automatic Proxy Configuration URL ] = file:///tmp/test.pac. ...

Unusually high IO from vasd (126462)

The vasd process is running with very high IO which is causing problems on our virtual machine systems. Is there a way to reduce this IO usage? One possible cause for this problem is the perm-disconnected-update setting. If this is set too low it can result in high system IO. ...

Error: KRB5KDC_ERR_CLIENT_REVOKED (-1765328366): Clients credentials have been revoked. How to identify from client that a user account has been locked out ? (31198)

A user is having trouble authenticating to a Unix or Linux machine. How to identify from client that a user account has been locked out ? Error: KRB5KDC_ERR_CLIENT_REVOKED (-1765328366): Clients credentials have been revoked. ...

Authentication Services 4.1 Maintenance Fix changelog and download link. 4.1 Latest Release (116643)

----- Authentication Services 4.1 Maintenance Fix Release Notes -----. This is a Maintenance Fix Release for Authentication Services 4.1. ...

Authentication Services 4.1 Full Maintenance (4.1.0.22547) Core Install (TAR.GZ) for solution 116643

This build addresses the issues noted in the Release Notes which were found since the release of 4.1. This updated version can be installed as new full installation, or to upgrade previous versions. Authentication Services 4.1 ...

FAILURE: 621 File is 0-bytes, re-cache schema (102533)

Active directory (AD) users can not authenticate on multiple Solaris servers. Can not list users with the /opt/quest/bin/vastool list users. When the command "vastool status" is run the following error is reported: FAILURE: 621 ...