[systemd-devel] about administator Authentication agents

Andrei Borzenkov arvidjaar at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 04:24:31 PST 2015

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM, yankun at iscas.ac.cn <yankun at iscas.ac.cn> wrote:
> what is the relationship between systemd-logind and polkit.Because when I do
> like this "systemd-analyze plot ",it tells   me  that  "failed to list
> units:Access denied".About this ,I have no idea.

It's not related to logind; this is answered directly by systemd and
actually should not require any authentication (nor does systemd call
polkit for ListUnits). I can only imagine that your D-Bus policy
blocks it.

Are you doing it as root?

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