Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 446943
Freeradius renames certificates during upgrade from 1.1.7
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:28:14 EDT
Description of problem:
When upgrading from 1.1.7 to 2.0.2, the install/remove RPM scripts rename all
certificates under raddb/certs to have .rpmsave suffix.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. $ apt-get install freeradius#2.0.2-2.fc9
2. $ service radiusd start
Starting RADIUS server: [FAILED]
$ ls /etc/raddb/certs
Should continue to work with old configuration, and specifically not touch
manually generated certificates.
I don't believe the Fedora spec file will do this on an upgrade. It is possible
to get these .rpmsave files if you removed the previous freeradius rpm prior to
installing the new rpm (as opposed to upgrading the existing rpm). Did you do
this? If so then the .rpmsave files are correctly renamed because the original
rpm was removed (even if only temporarilly). Note in the 1.1.7 spec file all
files under /etc/raddb/certs were marked "config noreplace" which would have
picked up site specific files, however in the new 2.0.x series only
/etc/raddb/certs/*.cnf files are marked "config noreplace".
I tend to think the problem you saw was due to a "remove,install" sequence
rather than an atomic "upgrade". If this is the case please close this bug,
otherwise could you provide more specifics on how you performed the package
upgrade because the spec file suggests what you saw happen should not happened.
I used "apt-get upgrade". AFAIK, during upgrade apt installs the new packages
first, and removes/cleans up afterwards, so the scenario you outlined is unlikely.
I can try reverting to the old version and doing an upgrade using different
methods (rpm, yum, apt) several times to get more data.
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