Bug 975082 - [RFE] Let authconfig handle sssd source for sudoers in nsswitch.conf
[RFE] Let authconfig handle sssd source for sudoers in nsswitch.conf
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: authconfig (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-17 11:23 EDT by Martin Kosek
Modified: 2015-01-12 04:12 EST (History)
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Description Martin Kosek 2013-06-17 11:23:36 EDT
Description of problem:
Please add option to authconfig which would allow user (in our case FreeIPA client installer) to configure "sss" source for "sudoers" database in /etc/nsswitch.conf.

As discussed, there should be an option instead of doing the change automatically so that SSSD will not spam sudo log when it is not configured to have sudo provider, but nsswitch.conf's sudoers is configured to use it.

Proposed options:
authconfig --enablesssdsudo --update
authconfig --disablesssdsudo --update

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. When ipa-client-install installs, it calls "authconfig --enablesssdsudo --update"

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Expected results:
authconfig adds sss source to sudoers database in /etc/nsswitch.conf

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Comment 1 James Le Cuirot 2014-12-10 13:01:03 EST
This problem is particularly annoying when working with Chef. It doesn't handle partial file updates very well.
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