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Bug 1316126 - ypbind.service ExecStartPre failed
ypbind.service ExecStartPre failed
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ypbind (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matej Mužila
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-03-09 08:29 EST by Yu Watanabe
Modified: 2016-12-20 14:20 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 14:20:35 EST
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patch to suppress error messages related to missing setsebool command (750 bytes, patch)
2016-03-14 21:01 EDT, Yu Watanabe
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Description Yu Watanabe 2016-03-09 08:29:02 EST
Description of problem:

Service ypbind.service shows error message when policycoreutils package is not installed.

$ systemctl status ypbind.service
● ypbind.service - NIS/YP (Network Information Service) Clients to NIS Domain Binder
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/ypbind.service; disabled; vendor preset: disabled)
   Active: active (running) since Wed 2016-03-09 22:02:48 JST; 5min ago
  Process: 760 ExecStartPost=/usr/libexec/ypbind-post-waitbind (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
  Process: 722 ExecStartPre=/usr/sbin/setsebool allow_ypbind=1 (code=exited, status=203/EXEC)
  Process: 695 ExecStartPre=/usr/libexec/ypbind-pre-setdomain (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
 Main PID: 734 (ypbind)
   Status: "Processing requests..."
   CGroup: /system.slice/ypbind.service
           └─734 /usr/sbin/ypbind -n

Mar 09 22:02:48 systemd[1]: Starting NIS/YP (Network Information Service) Clients to NIS Domain Binder...
Mar 09 22:02:48 ypbind-pre-setdomain[695]: Setting NIS domain: '' (environment variable)
Mar 09 22:02:48 ypbind[770]: Binding took 0 seconds
Mar 09 22:02:48 systemd[1]: Started NIS/YP (Network Information Service) Clients to NIS Domain Binder.

$ journalctl | grep setsebool
Mar 09 22:02:48 systemd[722]: ypbind.service: Failed at step EXEC spawning /usr/sbin/setsebool: No such file or directory

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install system without policycoreutils package. 
2. Install and setup ypbind.
3. systemctl start ypbind.service

Actual results:

The second ExecStartPre line failed.

Expected results:

Start the service without any error message.

Additional info:

If SELinux is disabled, ypbind works correctly without calling setsebool command on ExecStartPre. So, I propose that calling setsebool command in /usr/libexec/ypbind-pre-setdomain like
if [ -x /usr/sbin/setsebool ]; then
    /usr/sbin/setsebool allow_ypbind=1
Comment 1 Yu Watanabe 2016-03-14 21:01 EDT
Created attachment 1136344 [details]
patch to suppress error messages related to missing setsebool command

I've created a patch to implement my suggestion. Please review it.
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