"Authenticate" dialog closes by itself

Bug #1296618 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Landscape Client
landscape-client (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

landscape-client 14.01-0ubuntu2, Ubuntu Trusty
landscape-client 14.12-0ubuntu0.14.04, Ubuntu 14.04

1. Open System Settings.
2. Choose "Landscape Service".
3. Wait for 15 seconds.

What happens:
2. An "Authenticate" dialog appears.
3. The dialog closes by itself, and a notification bubble appears saying "Authentication failed".

What should happen: either
2. you do not need to authenticate to access the settings panel at all, or
3. the dialog stays open until you cancel or authenticate.

Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in landscape-client (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in landscape-client:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in landscape-client:
milestone: none → 14.03
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: added: kanban
tags: removed: kanban
Changed in landscape-client:
milestone: 14.03 → 14.04
Revision history for this message
🤖 Landscape Builder (landscape-builder) wrote :

This bug has not seen any activity in the last 6 months, so it is being automatically closed.

If you are still experiencing this issue, please feel free to re-open.

Landscape Team

Changed in landscape-client:
status: Triaged → Invalid
Revision history for this message
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

Reproduced with landscape-client 14.12-0ubuntu0.14.04.

Changed in landscape-client:
status: Invalid → New
description: updated
Changed in landscape-client:
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
Adam Collard (adam-collard) wrote :

FWIW code archaeology tells me that this behaviour was introduced in response to bug 953034

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