Bug 1277507 - The User Account Database option FreeIPA looks very much like LDAP
The User Account Database option FreeIPA looks very much like LDAP
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: authconfig (Show other bugs)
7.2
Unspecified Unspecified
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Assigned To: Pavel Březina
BaseOS QE Security Team
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Reported: 2015-11-03 08:37 EST by Jan Pazdziora
Modified: 2017-01-13 05:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-01-13 05:57:18 EST
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Description Jan Pazdziora 2015-11-03 08:37:24 EST
Description of problem:

The popup menu User Account Database on the Identity & Authentication tab has LDAP and FreeIPA items. They seem to present exactly the same set of options. The man page authconfig-gtk and authconfig does not have any information about the difference of those two methods.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

authconfig-gtk-6.2.8-10.el7.x86_64

How reproducible:

Deterministic.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start authconfig-gtk.
2. Try to figure out if you want to select FreeIPA or LDAP option.

Actual results:

No clue.

Expected results:

Some clue, both on the UI and in man page.

Additional info:
Comment 3 Pavel Březina 2017-01-13 05:57:18 EST
authconfig-gtk is currently being discontinued in upstream and we do not plan to fix any ipa related issue in authconfig-gtk. Please, use ipa-client-install instead.

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