Rob Crittenden wrote:
> Erinn Looney-Triggs wrote:
>> On 07/27/2014 12:02 AM, Erinn Looney-Triggs wrote:
>>> On 07/26/2014 07:12 PM, Erinn Looney-Triggs wrote:
>>>> On 07/26/2014 05:25 PM, Erinn Looney-Triggs wrote:
>>>>> Well it hasn't been all the pretty trying to move from RHEL
>>>>> 6.5 to RHEL 7.
>>
>>>>> I have two servers providing my ipa instances ipa and ipa2. 
>>>>> Given that I don't have a great deal of spare capacity the
>>>>> plan was to remove ipa2 from the replication agreement, modify
>>>>> DNS so that only IPA was available in SRV logs (IPA does not
>>>>> manage DNS at this point, was waiting for DNSSEC). As well, I
>>>>> would change my sudo-ldap config files to point to ipa and
>>>>> remove ipa2.
>>
>>>>> Well that all worked well, installed RHEL 7 on the system and 
>>>>> began working through the steps in the upgrade guide.
>>
>>>>> First major problem was running into this bug: 
>>>>> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4375 ValueError: 
>>>>> nsDS5ReplicaId has 2 values, one expected.
>>
>>>>> Went and patched the replication.py file to get around that 
>>>>> issue, and we moved on.
>>
>>>>> Next up is my current issue: Exception from Java Configuration
>>>>>  Servlet: Clone does not have all the required certificates.
>>
>>>>> I suspect this is because I am running the CA as a subordinate 
>>>>> to an AD CS instance, but I am unsure at this point.
>>
>>>>> It has been a haul to get here, despite the short explanation.
>>>>> It seems that my primary ipa instance is working on only a hit
>>>>> or miss basis for kerberos tickets which has made all this a
>>>>> bit of a pain. You can kinit as admin once it will fail unable
>>>>> to find KDC, try again another three times, it will work. I
>>>>> have even modified the krb5.conf file to point directly at the
>>>>> server, thus bypassing DNS SRV lookups, however, that hasn't
>>>>> worked.
>>
>>>>> Point is, any help would be appreciated on the aforementioned 
>>>>> error.
>>
>>>>> -Erinn
>>
>>
>>>> To reply to myself here, I believe the problem may be that I had 
>>>> to renew the CA certificates and as such the certificates in 
>>>> /root/cacert.p12 are no longer valid. It is this file that gets 
>>>> bundled up with whatever else using ipa-replica-prepare, so I
>>>> will have to create a new one that has the valid certificates in
>>>> it.
>>
>>>> One way or another though, if it isn't already documented, during
>>>> a CA renewal this file should probably be updated with the
>>>> correct certificates.
>>
>>>> -Erinn
>>
>>>> -Erinn
>>
>>
>>
>>> Well thanks to this: 
>>> http://www.freeipa.org/page/Howto/Change_Directory_Manager_Password
>>
>>>  I have gotten a little further down the road an created a new 
>>> cacert.p12 which looks to be complete.
>>
>>> However, installation still fails in the same place:
>>
>>> 2014-07-27T06:33:04Z DEBUG Starting external process 
>>> 2014-07-27T06:33:04Z DEBUG args=/usr/sbin/pkispawn -s CA -f
>>> /tmp/tmp5QGhUx 2014-07-27T06:33:25Z DEBUG Process finished, return
>>> code=1 2014-07-27T06:33:25Z DEBUG stdout=Loading deployment
>>> configuration from /tmp/tmp5QGhUx. Installing CA into
>>> /var/lib/pki/pki-tomcat. Storing deployment configuration into 
>>> /etc/sysconfig/pki/tomcat/pki-tomcat/ca/deployment.cfg. 
>>> Installation failed.
>>
>>
>>> 2014-07-27T06:33:25Z DEBUG stderr=pkispawn    : WARNING  ....... 
>>> unable to validate security domain user/password through REST 
>>> interface. Interface not available pkispawn    : ERROR    .......
>>> Exception from Java Configuration Servlet: Clone does not have all
>>> the required certificates
>>
>>> 2014-07-27T06:33:25Z CRITICAL failed to configure ca instance
>>> Command '/usr/sbin/pkispawn -s CA -f /tmp/tmp5QGhUx' returned
>>> non-zero exit status 1 2014-07-27T06:33:25Z DEBUG   File 
>>> "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ipaserver/install/installutils.py",
>>
>>
>> line 638, in run_script
>>> return_value = main_function()
>>
>>> File "/usr/sbin/ipa-replica-install", line 667, in main CA =
>>> cainstance.install_replica_ca(config)
>>
>>> File 
>>> "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ipaserver/install/cainstance.py",
>>
>>
>> line 1678, in install_replica_ca
>>> subject_base=config.subject_base)
>>
>>> File 
>>> "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ipaserver/install/cainstance.py",
>>
>>
>> line 478, in configure_instance
>>> self.start_creation(runtime=210)
>>
>>> File 
>>> "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ipaserver/install/service.py",
>>> line 364, in start_creation method()
>>
>>> File 
>>> "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ipaserver/install/cainstance.py",
>>
>>
>> line 604, in __spawn_instance
>>> raise RuntimeError('Configuration of CA failed')
>>
>>> 2014-07-27T06:33:25Z DEBUG The ipa-replica-install command failed, 
>>> exception: RuntimeError: Configuration of CA failed
>>
>>
>>> So some of the required certificates must be missing still.
>>
>>> Unhelpfully, the ipa-server-install --uninstall process is not 
>>> cleaning up everything after this failure, it leaves the CA intact
>>> and the next run through the installer believes the CA is working
>>> so it does not configure it. As such, I guess a re-install is
>>> necessary or some other steps to truly clean everything that I
>>> haven't found yet.
>>
>>> -Erinn
>>
>> Continuing on, in order to remove the CA I am manually running:
>> pkidestroy -s CA -i pki-tomcat
>>
>> And indeed there is a bug: https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/2796
>>
>> Interesting that the installer detects that the CA is installed, but
>> the uninstaller does not detect it. I guess they are doing their
>> detection in different ways.
> 
> The uninstaller doesn't rely on detection. There is a stored log of what
> needs to be done. Unfortunately in this case the fact that the CA was
> configured was added AFTER it was successfully installed and not when we
> started, so if installation fails it can leave things half-installed but
> not recorded.
> 
>> At this point I wanted to explore how feasible it would be to have a
>> RHEL 7 replica without the CA replica portion, this ought to alleviate
>> the KDC issues I seem to be having on the primary, which I have still
>> to figure out.
>>
>> So any reason not to do that? Would I simply be able to do a
>> ipa-ca-install on the rhel 7 system at a future juncture and then
>> perform the rest of the migration?
> 
> This would be a reasonable short-term stop-gap measure though if you can
> live without a second CA. You would likely have the same problem with
> ipa-ca-install, at least until we figure out what this missing cert
> error means.
> 
> I've seen that error about missing certs before but I can't recall what
> it means. I have the vague notion it is a little misleading though, and
> that something else has already failed. I think we'll need one of the
> dogtag devs to chime in. I'll poke them out-of-band.

Ok, start with the debug log on the clone (
/var/log/pki/pki-tomcat/ca/debug ). It should tell you which cert is
missing or unreadable.

How did you re-create the PKCS#12 file on the RHEL-6 server? You used
PKCS12Export, right?

rob

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