On 15.8.2014 12:51, Martin Kosek wrote:
On 08/15/2014 11:25 AM, Michael Lasevich wrote:
The only thing that bugs me is that I am calling IPA python code from my
salt reactor python code via subprocess - there has got to be a better,
more direct way -  but I found documentation too confusing to follow at 1
am - will be a project for another day.

Would the example below help?

# kinit admin
Password for ad...@mkosek-fedora20.test:
[root@ipa ~]# python
Python 2.7.5 (default, Jun 25 2014, 10:19:55)
[GCC 4.8.2 20131212 (Red Hat 4.8.2-7)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
from ipalib import api
api.bootstrap(context='exporter', debug=False)
ipa: INFO: trying https://ipa.mkosek-fedora20.test/ipa/json

hosts = api.Command['host_find']()['result']
ipa: INFO: Forwarding 'host_find' to json server

for host in hosts:
...    print host['fqdn'][0]

This works with FreeIPA 4.0. For older FreeIPA, you would need to switch
rpcclient attribute for xmlclient.

I admit we do not have the best developer documentation on how to do that. We
plan to do that in the future, so far we were focusing on other things.

Anyway, blog posts and how-tos are more than welcome! :-)

Please let others know about your experiments with FreeIPA API!

Petr^2 Spacek

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