Some edits and expansion on my previous attempt to post...

Free IPA 4.4.3
Mac OSX 10.12

Thanks for all the hard work on this, I've been enjoying an almost
functional setup for the last week but have been tearing my hair out with
making GSSAPI  behave.

What I have found so far using the config instructions - may be error prone
now as the number of combinations tried!

Anonymous bind enabled on freeipa: Works If you also specify a real user in
the Directory Utility auth
RootDSE only enabled on freeipa    : Works If you also specify a real user
in the Directory Utility auth section (not a service account)
No anonymous binds                        : Will not play at all.

Now the thing that is really throwing me, is that GSSAPI ldapsearch works
just fine from the command line (using -Y GSSAPI) but  directory utility
seems unable to use these credentials.
I'm totally unsure if this is an OS limitation (as the login screen
wouldn't have any creds until a user has typed them) or if I've managed to
screw something up.
>From browsing my LDAP access logs it looks like only conventional binds are
attempted regardless. On the mac side it did until recently still mentions
GSSAPI attempts (when anonymous LDAP is disabled) although these couldn't
be found int he LDAP log.  It feels like the Mac client is unable to work
out how to present the krb credential due to a mapping issue or DNS
discovery issue (both my IPA servers have RDNS entries).

Other notable log entries on the Mac side are " failed to retrieve password
for credential", and "failed to retrieve server schema". These both occur
under the rootdse only ldap config.

I'd like to be in a position where I can either have a very reduced access
LDAP user enabled on all Mac clients, or that they can harness the host or
user keytab in order to require no special LDAP credentials of their own.

Most of all I suppose I want to know what should work, or be workable!

Hope this makes sense, and thanks in advance,


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moderation, and I might require an explicit reply to in order to get
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