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

Lukas Slebodnik lslebodn at redhat.com
Thu Oct 23 07:58:33 UTC 2014

On (23/10/14 11:27), Outback Dingo wrote:
>On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Fraser Tweedale <ftweedal at redhat.com>
>> On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 03:23:56PM +0200, Lukas Slebodnik wrote:
>> > On (22/10/14 17:10), Fraser Tweedale wrote:
>> > >Further to my earlier email, I have written a blog post about all
>> > >these matters, with a particular focus on the custom package repo.
>> > >
>> > >I will update it tomorrow with a bit more about the package
>> > >"flavours" topic.  For now, all the details for enabling and using
>> > >the custom repo are in the post.  Check it out and let me know if
>> > >you spot any issues.
>> > >
>> > >
>> http://blog-ftweedal.rhcloud.com/2014/10/configuring-freebsd-as-a-freeipa-client/
>> > >
>> > The disadvantage of this approach is that users need to rely on updating
>> > of non standard repo. https://frase.id.au/pkg/${ABI}_FreeIPA
>> >
>> > In my opinion, it's better to write howto (script) which will configure
>> all
>> > necessary ports/files and portmaster will take care of updating ports.
>> > https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/ports-using.html#portmaster
>> >
>> > LS
>> Each has its advantages and disadvantages; people can choose what
>> works for them.  Hopefully - not too far in the future - people
>> won't have to choose, when binary package "flavours" are
>> implemented.  When that happens, a small effort will be needed to
>> define the FreeIPA flavour and ensure it gets included in the
>> official package repos.
Fraser you missed one main point of this thread. The most problematic was
to *configure* all files and not install sssd. I don't want to say that
installing is super easy, but configuration is much more complicated.

>Actually I would be inclined to assist with a ports build, so it could be
>done correctly from the ports tree
>and work towards having it adopted into mainline.


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