On Thu, May 23, 2013 17:02, Martin Kosek wrote:
> 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.

I see Dmitry has already updated the ticket. :)

Regards,
Siggi


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