On 04/21/2011 03:17 PM, JR Aquino wrote:
> This patch address ticket:
> * https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/1181
> This patch provides:
> * ipa-managed-entries tool which can enable/disable any of the managed entry 
> plugins without the need of separate tools.
>     -When run without any arguments, the tool will display a list of 
> available plugins detected inside of /usr/share/ipa (this directory can be 
> overridden with the --dir flag)
> * Man Page documenting the tool usage.
> * The removal of install/tools/ipa-host-net-manage and 
> install/tools/man/ipa-host-net-manage.1
> * Modification to ldap2.py: Added method for verifying upg is disabled by 
> objectfilter: objectclass=disabled.
>       The current code assumes that the user private group managed plugin is 
> disabled, if the managed plugin entry is not present. 
>       Due to bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=660399, the 
> running system will prohibit you from removing a Managed Entry plugin.
> NOTE: 
>       As I was writing this tool, I noticed that in addition to Managed Entry 
> tools, we also seem to have Schema Compatibility management tools.
>       I had considered rolling support for those plugins as well, but after 
> further inspection, it appears that there is hierarchical way to determine 
> our current 'Compatibility Plugins' via looking at the .uldif files.
>       The method employed by the managed entry tool checks to see if the 
> .ldif file contains a modification which adds an object to the container: 
> cn=Managed Entries,cn=plugins,cn=config.
>       If there is interest in it, we could consolidate ipa-compat-manage and 
> ipa-nis-manage by deciding on a default Container for Compat plugins to be 
> located in such as: "cn=Schema Compatibility,cn=plugins,cn=config"
>       This would potentially give us 1 tool: ipa-plugin-manage that could 
> handle the enabling / disabling of Compat and Managed Entry Plugins...

Please log an enhancement ticket. I think it will be deferred but having
it in the backlog would be good.

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Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager IPA project,
Red Hat Inc.

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