On 05/23/2013 04:56 PM, Sigbjorn Lie wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I opened a RFE request almost 2 years ago for automount cross-location 
> support, and recently I
> discovered how it can be integrated.
> 
> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/1699
> 
> 
> It is possible to reference a LDAP map from outside what is set in the 
> BASE_DN in
> /etc/sysconfig/autofs.
> 
> Consider the following. The BASE_DN is set to: 
> cn=default,cn=automount,dc=example,dc=com
> 
> Add an entry to the auto.master in location "default" like this and restart 
> automount:
> /test2 ldap 
> automountmapname=auto_test2,cn=secondlocation,cn=automount,dc=example,dc=com
> 
> I tested this on RHEL 6.4 and it worked just fine. Maps from the default 
> location and the
> specificed "test2" map is read and the entries are mounted successfully.
> 
> Now I can do this manually, but it would be nice to have this integrated in 
> the IPA framework.
> 
> The only downside to this implementation is that I am not sure if this will 
> work across platforms.
> It might be a Linux automount feature only. Using features of 389ds such as 
> the compat module to
> mirror maps between automount maps would work on any platform.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Siggi
> 

Thanks for sharing this information Sigbjorn! Maybe we should add what you
discovered in the ticket, when other hit too.

Martin

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