Bug 1204691 - [RFE] Automatic client enrollment using ip ranges (similar to securenets in NIS)
Summary: [RFE] Automatic client enrollment using ip ranges (similar to securenets in NIS)
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Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ipa
Version: 7.1
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: IPA Maintainers
QA Contact: Namita Soman
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-03-23 11:27 UTC by prasun.gera
Modified: 2015-03-27 13:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-03-27 13:32:55 UTC
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Description prasun.gera 2015-03-23 11:27:09 UTC
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Currently, the closest method for enrolling clients automatically is adding hosts beforehand with one time passwords and then launching unattended client installs. This, however, requires manual intervention by the admin for every host that needs to be added to the network. In our environment, users own and are responsible for their hosts. i.e. Users don't change that often, but they would like to enroll new hosts. If the hosts can be enrolled automatically based on some criteria (ip range or a regex of the fqdn), it would eliminate the dependence on the admin for enrolling hosts. This functionality already exists in NIS in the form of securenets. 

Relevant discussion thread:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/freeipa-users/2015-March/msg00616.html

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Comment 2 Petr Vobornik 2015-03-23 11:54:59 UTC
Upstream ticket:
https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4958

Comment 3 Martin Kosek 2015-03-27 13:32:55 UTC
Thank you taking your time and submitting this request for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Unfortunately, this bug was not given a priority and was deferred both in the upstream project and in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Given that we are unable to fulfill this request in following Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases, I am closing the Bugzilla as DEFERRED. To request that Red Hat re-considers the decision, please re-open the Bugzilla via appropriate support channels and provide additional business and/or technical details about its importance to you.

Note that you can still track this request or even contribute patches in the referred upstream Trac ticket.


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