Bug 1409628 - [RFE] Semi-automatic integration with external DNS using nsupdate
Summary: [RFE] Semi-automatic integration with external DNS using nsupdate
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ipa
Version: 7.3
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Pavel Picka
QA Contact: Pavel Picka
Aneta Šteflová Petrová
Depends On:
Blocks: 1399979 1411762 1422785
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-02 16:15 UTC by Petr Vobornik
Modified: 2020-09-10 10:05 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ipa-4.5.0-1.el7
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
IdM enables semi-automatic upgrades of the IdM DNS records on an external DNS server To simplify updating the Identity Management (IdM) DNS records on an external DNS server, IdM introduces the "ipa dns-update-system-records --dry-run --out [file]" command. The command generates a list of records in a format accepted by the *nsupdate* utility. You can use the generated file to update the records on the external DNS server by using a standard dynamic DNS update mechanism secured with the Transaction Signature (TSIG) protocol or the GSS algorithm for TSIG (GSS-TSIG). For details, see https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/Linux_Domain_Identity_Authentication_and_Policy_Guide/dns-updates-external.html.
Clone Of:
: 1422785 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2017-08-01 09:44:33 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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2017-05-22 12:48 UTC, Pavel Picka
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2017:2304 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE ipa bug fix and enhancement update 2017-08-01 12:41:35 UTC

Description Petr Vobornik 2017-01-02 16:15:24 UTC
This bug is created as a clone of upstream ticket:

This is a lightweight, more manual version of integration with external DNS systems. Automatic integration will be covered by bug 1206607 .

`ipa dns-update-system-records` command provides a way to get a list of DNS records about of IPA servers and their services - the records which are maintained by IPA installers and DNS location support.

Output of this command is human readable, but it cannot be used for updating external DNS system without preprocessing. 

`ipa dns-update-system-records` command should be enhanced so that it will provide an option to change format of its output to such which can then be directly consumed by nsupdate command both as file and standard input. The directives should update external DNS system to match IPA cofiguration.

Goal is to enable integration with external DNS system with minimum changes. It should be tested with both TSIG and GSS-TSIG auth metods (doesn't have to be part of the command output).

Comment 8 Pavel Picka 2017-05-22 12:48:04 UTC
Created attachment 1281039 [details]

verified on ipa-server-4.5.0-9.el7.x86_64 
BIND 9.10.4-P8, w2k16

Comment 9 Martin Kosek 2017-05-26 09:40:19 UTC
Please note that Red Hat officially released public RHEL-7.4 Beta this week, as announced here:

The new RHEL-7.4 release includes a lot of new IdM functionality, including this RFE. Highlights can be found in RHEL-7.4 Release Notes, especially in the Authentication & Interoperability chapter:

IdM Engineering team would like to encourage everyone interested in this new functionality (and especially customers or community members requesting it) to try Beta and provide us with your feedback!

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2017-08-01 09:44:33 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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