Rich Megginson wrote:
On 02/26/2014 08:53 AM, Petr Viktorin wrote:
On 02/26/2014 04:45 PM, Rich Megginson wrote:
I'm working on adding support for freeipa DNS to openstack designate
(DNSaaS).  I am assuming I need to use RPC (XML?  JSON?  REST?) to
communicate with freeipa.  Is there documentation about how to construct
and send RPC messages?

The JSON-RPC and XML-RPC API is still not "officially supported"
(read: documented), though it's extremely unlikely to change.
If you need an example, run any ipa command with -vv, this will print
out the request & response.
API.txt in the source tree lists all the commands and params.
This blog post still applies (but be sure to read the update about

Ok.  Next question is - how does one do the equivalent of the curl
command in python code?

Here is a pretty stripped-down way to add a user. Other commands are similar, you just may care more about the output:

from ipalib import api
from ipalib import errors


                            givenname=u'Test', sn=u'User',
except errors.DuplicateEntry:
    print "user already exists"
    print "User added"

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