On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 01:57:28PM +0000, Roderick Johnstone wrote:
> On 28/01/15 10:57, Jakub Hrozek wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:03:37PM +0000, Roderick Johnstone wrote:
> >>Hi
> >>
> >>I'm migrating from a legacy NIS setup to ipa. I have a number of NIS
> >>netgroups (of hosts) that are being used to export (non-kerberos) nfs shares
> >>to which I would like to migrate to ipa.
> >>
> >>I've create a new netgroup in ipa (for testing) and added some hosts to it
> >>(using ipa netgroup-add and ipa netgroup-add-member). I'm hoping that when
> >>exporting an nfs share using the @netgroup syntax in /etc/exports that the
> >>netgroup will be looked up in ipa and the share will be exported to the
> >>hosts in the netgroup.
> >>
> >>/etc/nsswitch.conf has a line:
> >>netgroup:   files nis sss
> >>
> >>/etc/exports has a line:
> >>/var/tmp/testexport @rmjnetgroup1(ro)
> >>
> >>I haven't, so far, been able to mount the exported share on a client so I'm
> >>wondering if this setup would be expected to work?
> >>
> >>What is confusing to me is that the section in the Redhat 6 Identity
> >>Management guide on netgroups also has information on running the NIS
> >>listener plugin so I'm wondering if perhaps this only works when running the
> >>nis listener. I'm trying to avoid that.
> >>
> >>I'd welcome any clarification on how to do non-kerberised nfs exports to
> >>groups of hosts.
> >
> >Does getent netgroup rmjnetgroup1 show the hosts you'd expect?
> >
> Indeed it does.
> The individual triples listed for the netgroup contain entries like:
> (host,-,domain)
> where host is a fully qualified hostname which is dns resolvable.
> (For info if I do ypcat on one of my NIS netgroups I get a triple like this:
> (host,,)
> where host is the fully qualified host name, and nothing in the domain
> field.
> I've actually tried two netgroups with different domains set. The first one
> (rmjnetgroup) I made without specifying the --nisdomain option to ipa
> netgroup-add and domain in the output above shows as my dns domain (which is
> a lower case version of my kerberos realm).
> I couldn't mount nfs shares when exporting to @rmjnetgroup. I checked that I
> could mount the shares when I exported explicitly to the fully qualified
> host name, and that worked ok.
> So, thinking that the problem was with the domain name I made a new netgroup
> (rmjnetgroup1) with the option --nisdomain=xxx where xxx is the proper name
> for our nis domain as shown with the domainname command.
> I couldn't mount nfs shares when exporting to @rmjnetgroup1 either.
> Roderick

Thank you for your reply, then we know the SSSD's netgroup handling is
correct. To be honest, we're getting a bit out of my comfort zone into
the NFS area.

Maybe Roland (CC) knows how to debug the issue further?

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