On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Rob Crittenden <rcrit...@redhat.com>wrote:

> Bret Wortman wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 11:10 AM, Rob Crittenden <rcrit...@redhat.com
>> <mailto:rcrit...@redhat.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Bret Wortman wrote:
>>
>>         A bit of googling has led me to understand that we must have
>>         created the
>>         original server with --selfsign, and that locked us into
>>         something bad
>>         which is now causing us problems. I'm not sure how this
>>         happened, since
>>         we actually created our original instance on a different server,
>>         created
>>         ipamaster as a replica of that one, then ran ipa-ca-install on
>>         ipamaster
>>         to make it the new CA. How did it end up in this state?
>>
>>         Anyway, is there ANY way around this? Can I simply ignore this,
>>         break
>>         the replication agreement as Simo suggested, rebuild ipamaster,
>>         replicate ipamaster2 to the new ipamaster, and then somehow make
>>         ipamaster be a CA using Dogtag? Will that screw up all the
>> clients?
>>
>>
>>     I think we should pause and take a look at your installation.
>>
>>     I'd check all your current masters, whether they are currently
>>     working or not. Look at the value of ra_plugin in
>>     /etc/ipa/default.conf. That controls what IPA thinks the CA is.
>>
>> on ipamaster: ra_plugin=dogtag
>>
>> and either that same value or the ra_plugin doesn't exist on the
>> replicas. On ipamaster2, the one I just installed, there is no ra_plugin
>> in the file.
>>
>>     Then check to see if you have dogtag running on any of these
>>     systems. This will include a 2nd 389-ds instance,
>>     /etc/dirsrv/slapd-PKI-IPA and, depending on your distro, a PKI
>>     service like pki-tomcatd@pki-tomcat.__**service. You can optionally
>>
>>     see if /etc/pki/pki-tomcat exists.
>>
>> ipamaster definitely has a /etc/dirsrv/slapd-PKI-IPA directory, with
>> files updated fairly recently (within the past 30 minutes - lse.ldif and
>> lse.ldif.bak, others updated yesterday). I also have a
>> pki-tomcatd@.service file and a pki-tomcatd.target. no
>> /etc/pki/pki-tomcat.
>>
>> ipamaster2 only has /etc/dirsrv/slapd-FOO-NET. It does have
>> pki-tomcatd.target and pki-tomcatd@.service. No /etc/pki/pki-tomcat.
>>
>
> Ok. When you created the replica file for ipamaster2, did you create it on
> ipamaster? Only a replica that is a CA can create a replica with a CA.
>
> Yes. So I'm not sure what went askew.


> If you generated the replica file on another master, I *think* what you
> can safely do is this:
>
> - prepare a replica on ipamaster for ipamaster2 and copy the file there
> - on ipamaster2 run ipa-ca-install against the updated replica file
>
> rob
>
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