Bug 856694 - authconfig --ldapserver <> --update modifies /etc/krb5.conf
authconfig --ldapserver <> --update modifies /etc/krb5.conf
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: authconfig (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-12 11:21 EDT by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2013-02-13 18:43 EST (History)
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Description Orion Poplawski 2012-09-12 11:21:11 EDT
Description of problem:

I needed to update the list of ldap servers on our machines so I ran:

authconfig --ldapserver ldap.cora.nwra.com,ldap2.cora.nwra.com --update

This modified /etc/krb5.conf such that a subsequent puppet run had to make the following changes:

--- /etc/krb5.conf      2012-09-12 09:12:33.209107941 -0600
+++ /tmp/puppet-file20120912-14132-48cpny-0     2012-09-12 09:12:44.725109057 -0600
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
  admin_server = FILE:/var/log/kadmind.log
- default_realm = EXAMPLE.COM
+ default_realm = CORA.NWRA.COM
  dns_lookup_realm = false
  dns_lookup_kdc = false
  ticket_lifetime = 24h
@@ -20,17 +20,10 @@
   default_domain = cora.nwra.com
-  kdc = kerberos.example.com
-  admin_server = kerberos.cora.nwra.com:749
- }
  .cora.nwra.com = CORA.NWRA.COM
  cora.nwra.com = CORA.NWRA.COM
- example.com = EXAMPLE.COM
- .example.com = EXAMPLE.COM
  pam = {
    debug = false

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Expected results:
Do not touch /etc/krb5.conf

Additional info:
Also appears to happen with authconfig-6.2.1-1.fc17.
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2012-09-25 16:24:22 EDT
I suppose this is caused by inconsistency between /etc/sssd/sssd.conf and krb5.conf.
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