On 08/17/2012 12:06 PM, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> Ade Lee wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-08-17 at 09:34 -0400, Ade Lee wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2012-08-16 at 18:45 +0200, Martin Kosek wrote:
>>>> On 08/16/2012 01:28 PM, Ade Lee wrote:
>>>>> Patch attached this time.  I should know better than to do this in
>>>>> the
>>>>> middle of the night ..
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, 2012-08-16 at 09:12 +0200, Martin Kosek wrote:
>>>>>> On 08/16/2012 07:53 AM, Ade Lee wrote:
>>>>>>> On Wed, 2012-08-15 at 23:41 -0400, Ade Lee wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Wed, 2012-08-15 at 16:34 +0200, Martin Kosek wrote:
>>>>>>>>> On 08/15/2012 03:54 PM, Ade Lee wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> On Wed, 2012-08-15 at 13:24 +0200, Martin Kosek wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> On 08/08/2012 10:05 PM, Ade Lee wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Dogtag 10 is being released on f18, and has a number of
>>>>>>>>>>>> changes that
>>>>>>>>>>>> will affect IPA.  In particular, the following changes will
>>>>>>>>>>>> affect
>>>>>>>>>>>> current IPA code.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> * The directory layout of the dogtag instance has changed. 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Instead of
>>>>>>>>>>>> using separate tomcat instances to host different
>>>>>>>>>>>> subsystems, the
>>>>>>>>>>>> standard dogtag installation will allow one to install a
>>>>>>>>>>>> CA. KRA, OCSP
>>>>>>>>>>>> and TKS within the same instance.  There have been
>>>>>>>>>>>> corresponding changes
>>>>>>>>>>>> in the directory layout, as well as the default instance name
>>>>>>>>>>>> (pki-tomcat instead of pki-ca), and startup daemon
>>>>>>>>>>>> (pki-tomcatd, instead
>>>>>>>>>>>> of pki-cad, pki-krad etc.)
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> * The default instance will use only four ports (HTTPS,
>>>>>>>>>>>> HTTP, AJP and
>>>>>>>>>>>> tomcat shutdown port) rather than the 6 previously used. 
>>>>>>>>>>>> The default
>>>>>>>>>>>> ports will be changed to the standard tomcat ports.  As
>>>>>>>>>>>> these ports are
>>>>>>>>>>>> local to the ipa server machine, this should not cause too
>>>>>>>>>>>> much
>>>>>>>>>>>> disruption.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> * There is a new single step installer written in python.
>>>>>>>>>>>> (pkispawn/destroy) vs. pkicreate/pkisilent/pkiremove.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> * Dogtag 10 runs on tomcat7 - with a new corresponding
>>>>>>>>>>>> version of
>>>>>>>>>>>> tomcatjss.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> The attached patch integrates all the above changes in IPA
>>>>>>>>>>>> installation
>>>>>>>>>>>> and maintenance code.  Once the patch is applied, users
>>>>>>>>>>>> will be able to:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 1. run ipa-server-install to completion on f18 with dogtag 10.
>>>>>>>>>>>> 2. install a new replica on f18 on dogtag 10.
>>>>>>>>>>>> 3. upgrade an f17 machine with an existing IPA instance to
>>>>>>>>>>>> f18/ dogtag
>>>>>>>>>>>> 10 - and have that old-style dogtag instance continue to
>>>>>>>>>>>> run correctly.
>>>>>>>>>>>> This will require the installation of the latest version of
>>>>>>>>>>>> tomcatjss as
>>>>>>>>>>>> well as the installation of tomcat6.  The old-style
>>>>>>>>>>>> instance will
>>>>>>>>>>>> continue to use tomcat6.
>>>>>>>>>>>> 4. in addition, the new cert renewal code has been patched
>>>>>>>>>>>> and should
>>>>>>>>>>>> continue to work.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> What is not yet completed / supported:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 1. Installation with an external CA is not yet completed in
>>>>>>>>>>>> the new
>>>>>>>>>>>> installer.  We plan to complete this soon.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 2. There is some IPA upgrade code that has not yet been
>>>>>>>>>>>> touched
>>>>>>>>>>>> (install/tools/ipa-upgradeconfig).
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 3. A script needs to be written to allow admins to convert
>>>>>>>>>>>> their
>>>>>>>>>>>> old-style dogtag instances to new style instances, as well
>>>>>>>>>>>> as code to
>>>>>>>>>>>> periodically prompt admins to do this.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 4. Installation of old-style instances using
>>>>>>>>>>>> pkicreate/pkisilent on
>>>>>>>>>>>> dogtag 10 will no longer be supported, and will be disabled
>>>>>>>>>>>> soon.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 5.  The pki-selinux policy has been updated to reflect
>>>>>>>>>>>> these changes,
>>>>>>>>>>>> but is still in flux.  In fact, it is our intention to
>>>>>>>>>>>> place the dogtag
>>>>>>>>>>>> selinux policy in the base selinux policy for f18.  In the
>>>>>>>>>>>> meantime, it
>>>>>>>>>>>> may be necessary to run installs in permissive mode.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> The dogtag 10 code will be released shortly into f18. 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Prior to that
>>>>>>>>>>>> though, we have placed the new dogtag 10 and tomcatjss code
>>>>>>>>>>>> in a
>>>>>>>>>>>> developer repo that is located at
>>>>>>>>>>>> http://nkinder.fedorapeople.org/dogtag-devel/
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Testing can be done on both f18 and f17 - although the
>>>>>>>>>>>> target platform -
>>>>>>>>>>>> and the only platform for which official builds will be
>>>>>>>>>>>> created is f18.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>>>>> Ade
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Ade,
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks for the patch, I started with review and integration
>>>>>>>>>>> tests (currently
>>>>>>>>>>> running on Fedora 17 with Nathan's repo).
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Installation on single master was smooth, it worked just
>>>>>>>>>>> fine, even with
>>>>>>>>>>> enforced SELinux, without any error - kudos to you and the
>>>>>>>>>>> whole dogtag team.
>>>>>>>>>>> The resulting logs and the structure of your log directory
>>>>>>>>>>> seems improved. I
>>>>>>>>>>> believe that the brand new Python installers will make it
>>>>>>>>>>> easier to debug
>>>>>>>>>>> issues with dogtag installation when they come.  When I
>>>>>>>>>>> tried our unit tests or
>>>>>>>>>>> some simple cert operation, it worked fine as well.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Now the bad news, or rather few issues and suggestions I found:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 1) As we already discussed on IRC, tomcat 7 was not pulled
>>>>>>>>>>> automatically on
>>>>>>>>>>> Fedora 17 when I updated pki-ca, you somewhere miss a Requires.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> We have a dogtag patch that is currently in review that will
>>>>>>>>>> address
>>>>>>>>>> this.  Once this is in, tomcatjss >=7.0.0 will be required
>>>>>>>>>> for f17+,
>>>>>>>>>> rather than f18+
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 2) I had installed IPA with dogtag10 on master. However, CA
>>>>>>>>>>> installation on a
>>>>>>>>>>> replica (ipa-ca-install) with dogtag9 failed - is this
>>>>>>>>>>> expectable?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Yes.  The current IPA patch is designed to work with dogtag
>>>>>>>>>> 10 only,
>>>>>>>>>> which will be officially available on f18+.  So if you update
>>>>>>>>>> to dogtag
>>>>>>>>>> 10, you must have this patch and visa versa.  We probably
>>>>>>>>>> need to add
>>>>>>>>>> the relevant requires to IPA to enforce this.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> If you have an existing dogtag 9 instance, and you upgrade to
>>>>>>>>>> the new
>>>>>>>>>> dogtag 10 and patched IPA, then that instance will continue
>>>>>>>>>> to work.
>>>>>>>>>> But any new instances would be created using dogtag 10.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 3) I had installed IPA with dogtag10 on master. Replica had
>>>>>>>>>>> dogtag10 as well
>>>>>>>>>>> and I got the following error:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> # ipa-ca-install
>>>>>>>>>>> /home/mkosek/replica-info-vm-114.idm.lab.bos.redhat.com.gpg
>>>>>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>>>>> Configuring certificate server: Estimated time 3 minutes 30
>>>>>>>>>>> seconds
>>>>>>>>>>>    [1/14]: creating certificate server user
>>>>>>>>>>>    [2/14]: configuring certificate server instance
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Your system may be partly configured.
>>>>>>>>>>> Run /usr/sbin/ipa-server-install --uninstall to clean up.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Unexpected error - see /var/log/ipareplica-ca-install.log
>>>>>>>>>>> for details:
>>>>>>>>>>> IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:
>>>>>>>>>>> '/var/lib/pki/pki-tomcat/alias/ca_backup_keys.p12'
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Root cause:
>>>>>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>>>>>    File
>>>>>>>>>>> "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ipaserver/install/cainstance.py",
>>>>>>>>>>> line
>>>>>>>>>>> 625, in __spawn_instance
>>>>>>>>>>>      "/root/cacert.p12")
>>>>>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I need to look into this.  I had fixed ipa-replica-install,
>>>>>>>>>> rather than
>>>>>>>>>> ipa-ca-install to create replicas.  I didn't know ipa-ca-install
>>>>>>>>>> existed!  Should not be too bad to fix though - most likely
>>>>>>>>>> just need to
>>>>>>>>>> move files to the right place.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Ok, thanks! Btw. CA on replica can be either installed during
>>>>>>>>> ipa-replica-install time (when --setup-ca option is passed,
>>>>>>>>> you probably used
>>>>>>>>> that one) and the aforementioned ipa-ca-install run after
>>>>>>>>> ipa-replica-install.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I will be testing this out again.  As ipa-ca-install uses the
>>>>>>>> same code
>>>>>>>> as ipa-replica-install, I would have expected it to work.  Did
>>>>>>>> you try
>>>>>>>> it with selinux in permissive mode?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> OK -- I tested this out and realized that between the time I
>>>>>>> initially
>>>>>>> tested this and your tests, we had changed a URL
>>>>>>> from /ca/pki/installer/installToken to
>>>>>>> /ca/rest/installer/installToken,
>>>>>>> but I forgot to update ipa-pki-proxy.conf.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The new patch has been rebased and changes the relevant patch. 
>>>>>>> With
>>>>>>> this, the CA replica installs correctly.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Umh, where can I find the new rebased patch? :-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> There was one issue that I encountered.  I have seen this once
>>>>>>> before
>>>>>>> and will need to investigate further.  IPA sometimes restarts
>>>>>>> the dogtag
>>>>>>> instance by doing systemctl stop pki-tomcatd.target.  and then
>>>>>>> systemctl
>>>>>>> start pki-tomcatd.target.   I have noticed that occasionally the
>>>>>>> start
>>>>>>> invocation fails, while the stop and restart invocations succeed
>>>>>>> just
>>>>>>> fine.  This makes absolutely no sense because restart is
>>>>>>> essentially
>>>>>>> just stop and then start.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I think this is actually a bug in systemd.  If I reboot the
>>>>>>> machine, it
>>>>>>> all works perfectly.  If we can't figure out whats going on with
>>>>>>> systemd, we can always replace this start/stop with
>>>>>>> starting/stopping
>>>>>>> the service directly.  (pki-tomcatd@pki-tomcat.service).  That
>>>>>>> seems to
>>>>>>> work all the time with no problems.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I suggest we leave this fix (if needed) for a separate patch.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ok, I will see if I hit this issue again. Btw. is it recommended
>>>>>> in systemd to
>>>>>> use target units this way? I thought that only service files are
>>>>>> meant to be
>>>>>> used for manipulation with a service. As you said yourself, using
>>>>>> service unit
>>>>>> file for restart worked every time.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Martin
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Now, I tested the rebased patch with VMs with permissive SELinux.
>>>> IPA server
>>>> install was OK, as always, but replica installation ended up with
>>>> error.
>>>> Although it got much further than before:
>>>>
>>>> # ipa-ca-install
>>>> /home/mkosek/replica-info-vm-114.idm.lab.bos.redhat.com.gpg
>>>> ...
>>>>    [3/3]: restarting directory server
>>>> done configuring pkids.
>>>> Configuring certificate server: Estimated time 3 minutes 30 seconds
>>>>    [1/14]: creating certificate server user
>>>>    [2/14]: configuring certificate server instance
>>>>    [3/14]: disabling nonces
>>>>    [4/14]: importing CA chain to RA certificate database
>>>>    [5/14]: fixing RA database permissions
>>>>    [6/14]: setting up signing cert profile
>>>>    [7/14]: set up CRL publishing
>>>>    [8/14]: set certificate subject base
>>>>    [9/14]: enabling Subject Key Identifier
>>>>    [10/14]: configuring certificate server to start on boot
>>>>    [11/14]: configure certmonger for renewals
>>>>    [12/14]: configure clone certificate renewals
>>>>    [13/14]: configure Server-Cert certificate renewal
>>>>    [14/14]: Configure HTTP to proxy connections
>>>> done configuring pki-tomcatd.
>>>> Restarting the directory and certificate servers
>>>>
>>>> Your system may be partly configured.
>>>> Run /usr/sbin/ipa-server-install --uninstall to clean up.
>>>>
>>>> It seems like that CA on a replica did not start and so a check for
>>>> port 8080
>>>> failed. Attached logs (pki-ca-logs.tgz) may provide more
>>>> information to this issue.
>>>>
>>> This is the systemd issue I mentioned before.  I will submit a patch
>>> which will change the restart mechanism to restart the service and not
>>> the target.
>>>>
>>
>> Patch attached.  This patch should be applied on top of the large patch
>> (being reviewed).
>>
>>>> Now I am also testing upgrade from IPA+dogtag9 to PatchedIPA+dogtag10
>>>> (permissive SELinux). Now, the service was upgraded smoothly, CA
>>>> service
>>>> could be restarted without failure. However, certificate operations
>>>> now
>>>> did not work:
>>>>
>>>> # ipactl restart
>>>> Restarting Directory Service
>>>> Restarting KDC Service
>>>> Restarting KPASSWD Service
>>>> Restarting MEMCACHE Service
>>>> Restarting HTTP Service
>>>> Restarting CA Service
>>>> # ipactl status
>>>> Directory Service: RUNNING
>>>> KDC Service: RUNNING
>>>> KPASSWD Service: RUNNING
>>>> MEMCACHE Service: RUNNING
>>>> HTTP Service: RUNNING
>>>> CA Service: RUNNING
>>>> # ipa cert-show 1
>>>> ipa: ERROR: Certificate operation cannot be completed: Unable to
>>>> communicate with CMS (Internal Server Error)
>>>>
>>>> Attaching logs for this case as well (ipa-ca-logs-upgrade.tgz).
>>>>
>>> The reason for this is that the old dogtag instances are missing:
>>> 1. a new parameter in CS.cfg
>>> 2. a couple of symlinks
>>>
>>> I plan to fix this in the dogtag code.  Specifically,
>>> 1. I will modify the dogtag code to provide a default value in the case
>>> where the parameter does not exist.
>>> 2. I plan to add a function to the dogtag startup scripts to check and
>>> remake any required symlinks.
>>>
>>> Both of these changes are in the dogtag code, and do not affect this
>>> patch.  As a workaround, to confirm that the upgrade actually works, do
>>> the following manual steps on your upgraded instance:
>>>
>>> 1. Add the following parameter to CS.cfg
>>>     pidDir=/var/run
>>>
>>> 2. Add the following links;
>>>     cd /var/lib/pki-ca/common/lib
>>>     ln -s /usr/share/java/apache-commons-codec.jar
>>> apache-commons-codec.jar
>>>     ln -s /usr/share/java/log4j.jar log4j.jar
>>>
>>> 3 Restart the dogtag instance
>>
>
> To throw a little twist in here, we should make sure that the
> certmonger restart scripts still work as well.
>
> rob
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What is the situation with this patch? Was it commited? Or is it in
works/review? Was is superseded by another patch (that I have not got to
yet and thus asking)?

-- 
Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager for IdM portfolio
Red Hat Inc.


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