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Re: [Freeipa-devel] krbpwdpolicypreference issues



On Fri, 2013-12-20 at 15:16 +0100, Petr Viktorin wrote:
> On 12/20/2013 03:07 PM, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > On Fri, 2013-12-20 at 14:59 +0100, Petr Viktorin wrote:
> >> On 12/20/2013 02:46 PM, Simo Sorce wrote:
> >>> On Fri, 2013-12-20 at 10:22 +0100, Petr Viktorin wrote:
> >>>> On 12/19/2013 10:24 PM, Simo Sorce wrote:
> >>>>> I have been looking at how we deal with krbpwdpolicypreference as we
> >>>>> found issues with AD synced users, which get no password policy :/
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I found out that we do not rely on CoS anymore for setting the attribute
> >>>>> (origin of this bug I would guess), but instead explicitly set the
> >>>>> policy on user objects.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Why is that ?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Also I still see in bootstrap-template.ldif that we create a Password
> >>>>> Policy object in cn=accounts in theory, but I do not have this object on
> >>>>> my server, what happens to it, what removes it ? Why ?
> >>>>
> >>>> I don't see it in any update file. Was your server installed before this
> >>>> was added (2009-10-02)?
> >>>
> >>> Actually it is indeed possible, but then why there was no update file
> >>> with the change ?
> >>
> >> Maybe Rob can tell us a reason. It was added in commit dac224c2.
> >> Most likely it's a bug, please file a ticket.
> >
> > Ok, anyway this part was not interesting, I am more interested in why we
> > explicitly add krbpwdpolicypreference to the user object and do not use
> > CoS for the default ?
> 
> I found some discussion at https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/51. 
> For further questions I guess you'll need to wait for Rob.

Alexander found the commit, and had a pretty explanatory message.
I opened a bug because the reason that prompted that change is actually
no more. We'll discuss after the holidays break how to best address the
whole issue.

Thanks for digging up stuff :)

Simo.

-- 
Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York


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