On Tue, 2012-06-26 at 15:54 +0200, Natxo Asenjo wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 3:13 PM, Stephen Gallagher
> <sgall...@redhat.com> wrote:
>         On Tue, 2012-06-26 at 15:02 +0200, Natxo Asenjo wrote:
>         > hi,
>         >
>         > recently it was brought to my attendtion that isp-dhcpd
>         version 4.2
>         > supports getting its database information from ldap. Earlier
>         versions
>         > support it as well with a patch.
>         >
>         > It would be awesome if this could be integrated in IPA.
>         >
>         > I am aware you guys have your hands full with plenty of
>         stuff, but if
>         > this could get integrated IPA would be even further than AD
>         (that as
>         > far as I know cannot do this).
>         Natxo, would you be interested in contributing this
>         functionality? If
>         you are familiar with Python, an excellent primer on FreeIPA
>         development
>         can be found at http://abbra.fedorapeople.org/guidnatxoe.html
>         The core FreeIPA team has a lot on their plate right now, so
>         any major
>         new features like this would probably need to be contributed
>         from wider
>         community or else deferred until the current crop of
>         functionality is
>         complete.
>         We'd be happy to help you along if you (or anyone else on this
>         mailing
>         list) wants to take this feature on.
> Not familiar with Python (Perl guy, basic), but I can always try
> stuff. I am just a sysadmin :-)
> I have read the link you posted, and I think I would need a *lot* of
> hand holding to get it in the web-ui.
> What I can try is see if it works outside of the web ui. Importing the
> dhcp schema in the directory and filling in the dhcp objects. Then get
> it to work with a dhcp server.
> If that works, then we can see how we get from there.
> I already appreciate you take this seriously. Thanks!

Hi Naxto,
take a look at the freeipa-devel list,
William Brown is working on basic integration and has sent a few mails,
where he points at a git tree with some work.
Maybe you can coordinate to do some testing, that would be useful.

I'm CCing him.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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