[Freeipa-users] No result when trying to integrate a FreeBSD client with the FreeIPA server

Lukas Slebodnik lslebodn at redhat.com
Tue Oct 21 19:52:27 UTC 2014

On (21/10/14 23:20), Орхан Касумов wrote:
>1. Yes, being able to find simple typos is what distinguishes a good troubleshooter from a bad one. The problem really was between the chair and the keyboard.
>2. Not only you were right in this aspect, but also regarding the idea that comments in sssd.conf file shouldn't be on the same line as directives. Putting a comment on a separate line allows sssd to start normally instead of giving error messages.
>3. I already updated my post at FreeBSD forums and included your comments there. Thanks for taking time to find the cause of the problems.
>4. I consider this thread closed, but still plan to write a detailed HowTo about FreeBSD - FreeIPA integration, i.e. about full setup of 5 VMs:
>a) a DNS server;
You do not need extra server for dns. FreeIPA is integrated solutiona and
DNS server can be installed as part of FreeIPA.
ipa-server-install --setup-dns

>b) the first IPA server;
>c) the second IPA server for multi-master replication;
>d) a Linux IPA client (for changing LDAP users' passwords in behalf of FreeBSD);
user can change password in ipa web UI (tested with FreeIPA 4)
but it is good idea to have linux client for testing purposes.

>b) a FreeBSD client - detailed steps, including many things that current post at FreeBSD forums misses.
>I will then send my HowTo to both FreeBSD forums and FreeIPA team, and it's up to them to decide if the HowTo is worth publishing or not.
>If the HowTo is OK, I'll translate it to another two languages: Russian and Azeri.


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