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Re: [Freeipa-users] Difficulty installing freeipa



Title: Re: [Freeipa-users] Difficulty installing freeipa

I’m closer.  I was able to get logged into the UI.  It wasn’t that I was running firefox from root, but that I had inited as root.  Same problem really.  Dropping back to my own shell and initing I was able to reach the GUI.  The next problem I need to tackle is the slowness.  Ipa-finduser admin does return results, but it takes 2m43s.

[root freeipa ~]# egrep "freeipa|local" /etc/hosts
127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
::1             localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6
1.2.3.4         freeipa.arc.nasa.gov    freeipa

[root freeipa ~]# grep host /etc/nsswitch.conf
#hosts:     db files nisplus nis dns
hosts:      files dns

[root freeipa ~]# ifconfig eth0
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:10:18:2D:E6:93  
          inet addr:1.2.3.4

I don’t see any issues with the configuration there.  There are no conflicting “freeipa” hosts in dns.  Looks pretty much in compliance with the guide:

Configuring /etc/hosts
You need to ensure that your
/etc/hosts file is configured correctly, or the ipa-* commands may not work correctly.

The
/etc/hosts file should list the FQDN for your IPA server before any aliases. You should also ensure that the hostname is not part of the localhost entry. The following is an example of a valid hosts file:
127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
::1     localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6
192.168.1.1     ipaserver.example.com      ipaserver


-Brian



On 6/3/11 3:58 PM, "Dmitri Pal" <dpal redhat com> wrote:

 On 06/03/2011 06:44 PM, Stamper, Brian P. (ARC-D)[Logyx LLC] wrote:
Re: [Freeipa-users] Difficulty installing freeipa
 I have resolved the install issue.
 

 Great!
 
 

 The installer is a bit sloppy and makes some bad assumptions.  The problem turns out to be that the directory server setup seems to be running as dirsrv, not root.  Ipa-server-install (more specifically dsinstance.py) writes out the file /var/lib/dirsrv/boot.ldif.  But it does so as root, using root’s umask.  It doesn’t do a check to make sure dirsrv can read this file before spawning an external process to create the directory server.  Part of security best practices recommended by the CIS group as well as others is to set root’s umask to 0077.  With this setting in place, dirsrv is unable to read /var/lib/dirsrv/boot.ldif, which causes setup-ds.pl to fail when executed from ipa-server-install.  I modified dsinstance.py to not remove the file and checked it after a failed install.  It was written properly, so I changed the permission on it to 666 and re-ran the install.  It succeeded.
 

 Opened https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/1282
 
 

 I’m now back to where I started, which is a partly working ipa install.  Kinit takes 75 seconds to complete.

 Seems like a DNS timeout or something related to the name resolution.
 
 
I still can’t get to the UI.  I’m now going to uninstall again, change root’s umask to 022, and see if that fixes any more of the problems.
 

 The UI does not start for me if you try to run FF from the root shell. I forget about this frequently and just upgraded to F15 and hit it again.
 
 If you have a normal user shell, kinit from that shell as admin and start browser from it you should have all the right context to access UI.
 
 
 

 -Brian
 
  
 
 On 6/3/11 3:14 PM, "Brian Stamper" <brian p stamper nasa gov> wrote:
 
  

 Yes, I mentioned in the first email I had attempted that.  I just ran the uninstall 10 times in a row.  Same errors:
 
 Configuring directory server:
   [1/17]: creating directory server user
   [2/17]: creating directory server instance
 root        : CRITICAL failed to restart ds instance Command '/usr/sbin/setup-ds.pl --silent --logfile - -f /tmp/tmpYwtW2p' returned non-zero exit status 1
   [3/17]: adding default schema
   [4/17]: enabling memberof plugin
   [5/17]: enabling referential integrity plugin
   [6/17]: enabling distributed numeric assignment plugin
   [7/17]: enabling winsync plugin
   [8/17]: configuring uniqueness plugin
   [9/17]: creating indices
   [10/17]: configuring ssl for ds instance
   [11/17]: configuring certmap.conf
   [12/17]: restarting directory server
   [13/17]: adding default layout
 root        : CRITICAL Failed to load bootstrap-template.ldif: Command '/usr/bin/ldapmodify -h 127.0.0.1 -xv -D cn=Directory Manager -y /tmp/tmp0AROuy -f /tmp/tmpPC4048' returned non-zero exit status 32
   [14/17]: configuring Posix uid/gid generation as first master
   [15/17]: adding master entry as first master
 root        : CRITICAL Failed to load master-entry.ldif: Command '/usr/bin/ldapmodify -h 127.0.0.1 -xv -D cn=Directory Manager -y /tmp/tmpwyqeVF -f /tmp/tmp1dDTjN' returned non-zero exit status 32
   [16/17]: initializing group membership
   [17/17]: configuring directory to start on boot
 done configuring dirsrv.
 
 As a test I’ve manually run setup-ds.pl accepting all of the defaults.  It works fine and installs successfully, creating the slapd-freeipa (which is the hostname) instance.  I then ran remove-ds.pl on the slapd-freeipa instance and re-ran the ipa uninstall.  When I attempted to reinstall ipa, it detected an existing ds.  I did a locate for dirsrv and found logfiles from an instance called slapd-ARC-NASA-GOV, which should be my default freeipa dirsrv instance.  To try to clean this up, I ran setup-ds.pl and chose custom and created a slapd-ARC-NASA-GOV instance, and then immediately removed it with remove-ds.pl.  I then re-ran ipa-server-install, which this time did not detect an existing directory server.  However, the ipa-server-install again failed in the same location.
 
   [2/17]: creating directory server instance
 root        : CRITICAL failed to restart ds instance Command '/usr/sbin/setup-ds.pl --silent --logfile - -f /tmp/tmp77JJv1' returned non-zero exit status 1
 
 
 And from the log:
 
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,540 DEBUG Configuring directory server:
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,541 DEBUG   [1/17]: creating directory server user
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,541 DEBUG ds user dirsrv exists
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,541 DEBUG Saving StateFile to '/var/lib/ipa/sysrestore/sysrestore.state'
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,541 DEBUG Saving StateFile to '/var/lib/ipa/sysrestore/sysrestore.state'
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,542 DEBUG   [2/17]: creating directory server instance
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,567 INFO   *** Error: no dirsrv instances configured
 
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,567 INFO
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,567 DEBUG Saving StateFile to '/var/lib/ipa/sysrestore/sysrestore.state'
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,568 DEBUG Saving StateFile to '/var/lib/ipa/sysrestore/sysrestore.state'
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,568 DEBUG
 dn: dc=arc,dc=nasa,dc=gov
 objectClass: top
 objectClass: domain
 objectClass: pilotObject
 dc: arc
 info: IPA V1.0
 
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,569 DEBUG writing inf template
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,570 DEBUG
 [General]
 FullMachineName=   freeipa.arc.nasa.gov
 SuiteSpotUserID=   dirsrv
 ServerRoot=    /usr/lib64/dirsrv
 [slapd]
 ServerPort=   389
 ServerIdentifier=   ARC-NASA-GOV
 Suffix=   dc=arc,dc=nasa,dc=gov
 RootDN=   cn=Directory Manager
 InstallLdifFile= /var/lib/dirsrv/boot.ldif
 
 2011-06-03 15:12:41,570 DEBUG calling setup-ds.pl
 2011-06-03 15:12:48,633 INFO [11/06/03:15:12:48] - [Setup] Info Could not import LDIF file '/var/lib/dirsrv/boot.ldif'.  Error: 59648.  Output: importing data ...
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:41 -0700] - WARNING: Import is running with nsslapd-db-private-import-mem on; No other process is allowed to access the database
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - check_and_set_import_cache: pagesize: 4096, pages: 997331, procpages: 48998
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - Import allocates 1595728KB import cache.
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Beginning import job...
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Index buffering enabled with bucket size 100
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Could not open LDIF file "/var/lib/dirsrv/boot.ldif", errno 13 (Permission denied)
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Aborting all Import threads..
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - import userRoot: Import threads aborted.
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - import userRoot: Closing files...
 /var/lib/dirsrv/slapd-ARC-NASA-GOV/db/userRoot: No such file or directory
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - All database threads now stopped
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - import userRoot: Import failed.
 
 Could not import LDIF file '/var/lib/dirsrv/boot.ldif'.  Error: 59648.  Output: importing data ...
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:41 -0700] - WARNING: Import is running with nsslapd-db-private-import-mem on; No other process is allowed to access the database
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - check_and_set_import_cache: pagesize: 4096, pages: 997331, procpages: 48998
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - Import allocates 1595728KB import cache.
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Beginning import job...
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Index buffering enabled with bucket size 100
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Could not open LDIF file "/var/lib/dirsrv/boot.ldif", errno 13 (Permission denied)
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:42 -0700] - import userRoot: Aborting all Import threads..
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - import userRoot: Import threads aborted.
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - import userRoot: Closing files...
 /var/lib/dirsrv/slapd-ARC-NASA-GOV/db/userRoot: No such file or directory
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - All database threads now stopped
 [03/Jun/2011:15:12:48 -0700] - import userRoot: Import failed.
 
 [11/06/03:15:12:48] - [Setup] Fatal Error: Could not create directory server instance 'ARC-NASA-GOV'.
 Error: Could not create directory server instance 'ARC-NASA-GOV'.
 [11/06/03:15:12:48] - [Setup] Fatal Exiting . . .
 
 
 -Brian
 
 On 6/3/11 2:53 PM, "Dmitri Pal" <dpal redhat com> wrote:
 
  
 On 06/03/2011 05:38 PM, Stamper, Brian P. (ARC-D)[Logyx LLC] wrote:
  
Re: [Freeipa-users] Difficulty installing freeipa
  I’ve given up on freeipa v2 due to lack of compatibility with hosts I manage.  This is all on freeipa v1.  The server started as Fedora 13, and I upgraded to Fedora 14 in an attempt to fix the problems.
  
  [root freeipa ~]# uname -r
  2.6.35.13-91.fc14.x86_64
  [root freeipa ~]# rpm -qa 'ipa*'
  ipa-client-1.2.2-6.fc14.x86_64
  ipa-server-selinux-1.2.2-6.fc14.x86_64
  ipa-python-1.2.2-6.fc14.x86_64
  ipa-admintools-1.2.2-6.fc14.x86_64
  ipa-server-1.2.2-6.fc14.x86_64
  [root freeipa ~]#
  
  I’m not doing anything special at this point.  I’m not even trying to get clients added.  I’m trying to do a basic install of ipa-server, with no extra arguments.  That claimed to succeed but wouldn’t work, I tried to fix it, uninstalled, any attempts to reinstall failed.  So right now I’m simply trying to get the ipa service back to any kind of functioning status without re-installing the OS.
  
  
 
 
  Ah this is all old 1.2 IPA.
  Have you tried
  ipa-server-install --uninstall
  
  Might require several attempts until all the errors are cleared.
  
  
  
-Brian
  
  On 6/3/11 2:30 PM, "Dmitri Pal" <dpal redhat com> wrote:
   
  

  

  
 
  Is it all on F13?
   The IPA v2 can't be built on F13 as there are many dependencies missing that we rely on. There are two many parts this is why we had to move to the later versions of F15. We just did not have any options. So the server you built might in fact be completely broken. I do not know how to fix it. It looks like you have some instances of the DS left over in a misconfigured state.
   
   You can try running ipa-server-install --uninstall 4-5 times. That might clear things a bit.
   
   But let us get back to the original problem.
   Freeipa can be used with the LDAP+Kerberos configuration on the clients. You do not need to have latest and greatest.
   There was a nice article referenced in some of the earlier threads on the list:
   
  http://www.aput.net/~jheiss/krbldap/howto.html <http://www.aput.net/%7Ejheiss/krbldap/howto.html>  <http://www.aput.net/%7Ejheiss/krbldap/howto.html>  <http://www.aput.net/%7Ejheiss/krbldap/howto.html>
  
  You can configure very old clients to use IPA as NIS server.
  Let us know how else we can help.
   Thanks
   Dmitri
   
   
   
  

   -Brian
  
  
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