On 06/22/2012 09:34 AM, Rich Megginson wrote:
> On 06/21/2012 09:11 PM, george he wrote:
>> Hello Rich,
>> Thanks for the help. This does remove the group so I can add the user
>> back.
>> But when I try to ssh, as that user, to the machines that the user
>> logged on before "ipa user-del", I get "permission denied".
>> I removed the user's home directory because it still belongs to the
>> deleted UID:GID. After that I still get "permission denied".
>> Any suggestions?
>
> I don't know.  I just wanted to make sure you were using
> 389-ds-base-1.2.11.5 or .6 or later on F-17 to avoid this "dangling"
> private group in the future.
>

May there will be some other file on the system owned by the deleted
user that ssh tries to read?

>
>> Thanks again,
>> George
>>
>>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>     *From:* Rich Megginson <rmegg...@redhat.com>
>>     *To:* george he <george_...@yahoo.com>
>>     *Cc:* "freeipa-users@redhat.com" <freeipa-users@redhat.com>
>>     *Sent:* Thursday, June 21, 2012 2:43 PM
>>     *Subject:* Re: [Freeipa-users] ipa user-add
>>
>>     On 06/21/2012 12:25 PM, george he wrote:
>>>     Hello all,
>>>
>>>     After the server and the client are installed, I run
>>>
>>>     ipa user-add myname
>>>
>>>     to add users. The users are added successfully, but each user
>>>     get his own GID, which is the same as his UID, even though "ipa
>>>     config-show --all" shows
>>>       Default users group: ipausers
>>>
>>>     How do I put all new users to this ipausers group? If I use
>>>     --gidnumber=INT, how to find out the GID of the ipausers group?
>>>
>>>     I tried to delete a user using "ipa user-del myname", but the
>>>     private group myname is left there. So I did the following:
>>>
>>>     # ipa group-del myname
>>>     ipa: ERROR: Deleting a managed group is not allowed. It must be
>>>     detached first.
>>>     # ipa group-detach myname
>>>     ipa: ERROR: myname: group not found
>>>     # ipa user-add myname
>>>     First name: myfirstname
>>>     Last name: mylastname
>>>     ipa: ERROR: Unable to create private group. A group 'myname'
>>>     already exists.
>>>
>>>     How do I get out of this loop?
>>
>>     What is your platform and 389-ds-base version?
>>
>>     I'm not familiar with group-detach, but you can manually detach
>>     and remove the private group using ldapsearch and ldapmodify:
>>
>>     assuming you have done kinit admin:
>>     1) ldapsearch -LLL -Y GSSAPI cn=myname dn
>>     This will give you the DN of the group - ignore any entries in
>>     the compat tree
>>
>>     2) ldapmodify -Y GSSAPI <<EOF
>>     dn: DN of the group from ldapsearch
>>     changetype: modify
>>     delete: objectclass
>>     objectclass: mepManagedEntry
>>     -
>>     delete: mepManagedBy
>>     -
>>
>>     dn: DN of the group from ldapsearch
>>     changetype: delete
>>     EOF
>>
>>     This will remove the private group.
>>>
>>>     Thanks,
>>>     George
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
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