Bug 1008111 - configure sudoers entry along with other nsswitch.conf entries
Summary: configure sudoers entry along with other nsswitch.conf entries
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: authselect
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Pavel Březina
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-09-14 20:54 UTC by W. Michael Petullo
Modified: 2018-03-27 22:38 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2018-03-27 09:57:19 UTC
Type: Bug


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Description W. Michael Petullo 2013-09-14 20:54:04 UTC
Description of problem:
It does not seem that authconfig configures sudo to read its sudoers configuration from LDAP.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
authconfig-6.2.6-3.fc19.1.x86_64

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
Use authconfig to configure a computer to use LDAP.

Actual results:
The line "sudoers: files ldap" is not added to /etc/nsswitch.conf.

Expected results:
I would expect authconfig to be able to add "sudoers: files ldap" to /etc/nsswitch.conf, so that I don't need to manually edit the file after running authconfig.

Comment 1 Tim Hughes 2014-01-03 15:30:38 UTC
authconfig-6.2.6-4.fc20.x86_64 same on fedora 20

I don't know if it needs to be default but having the following may work


--enableldapsudo
--enablesssdsudo

--ldapsudobasedn=<dn> 
--sssdsudobasedn=<dn>

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Comment 3 W. Michael Petullo 2015-01-10 04:51:25 UTC
I updated the bug to cover Fedora 21, since Fedora 19 is reaching the end of its life.

Comment 4 Tomas Mraz 2018-03-26 09:49:05 UTC
Moving to authselect for consideration. Authconfig is deprecated.

Comment 5 Pavel Březina 2018-03-27 09:57:19 UTC
Authselect will configure sudo to use sssd if you choose sssd profile [1]. We do not plan to support native ldap in upstream profiles, but users can create their own profile if sssd is not an option for them.

https://github.com/pbrezina/authselect/blob/master/profiles/sssd/nsswitch.conf#L6

Comment 6 W. Michael Petullo 2018-03-27 22:38:26 UTC
Authselect does indeed have the sudo feature. Thank you for pointing out this new tool; it had not yet come to my attention.


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