Petr Spacek wrote:
> On 24.7.2014 18:26, Chris Whittle wrote:
>> Would CentOS7 work with FreeIPA 4?
> In theory - it could work. However you will have to build few new
> packages, including 389 DS, Kerberos libs, Dogtag CA and bind-dyndb-ldap.
> I'm attaching SPEC file diff from 3.3.3 to 4.0.0 so you can see what new
> packages it requires.
> Please let us know if it works for you.

Right. In theory building 4.0.0 on RHEL 7 would be orders of magnitude
easier than RHEL 6. Sure a lot of packages will need upgrades but
nothing on the number in RHEL 6 which represent major package updates.


> Petr^2 Spacek
>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Rob Crittenden <>
>> wrote:
>>> Chris Whittle wrote:
>>>> Is it possible, I've looked around and most everyone says the
>>>> dependancies are too much outside of what it has.
>>> Not without building a whole ton of your own packages. And we're not
>>> talking simple, little packages. These would be significant upgrades for
>>> which you'd have to manage your own security and bug fixing, forever.
>>> On top of that, it is doubtful it has been tested in a sysV init
>>> environment. It may work as the previous support is still there, but
>>> it's a grey area for sure.
>>>> I'm about to implement FreeIPA across the CO and would rather do the
>>>> big
>>>> upgrade first and not after.
>>> One of our larger users was in a similar situation a few years ago and
>>> ended up running Fedora until RHEL caught up and then migrating the
>>> servers.
>>> Another option is to use IPA 3.3 in RHEL/CentOS 7, depending on what
>>> features you need.
>>> rob

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