On 03/05/2015 11:18 AM, Gianluca Cecchi wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 10:37 AM, Martin Kosek <mko...@redhat.com> wrote:
>>> users' updates were force by vSphere originated queries.
>>> For example without adding iNetOrgPerson objectclass, when I wanted to
>> bind
>>> a permission to a user and searched for users in vSPhere, I got this
>> error
>>> 05/Dec/2014:22:59:21 +0100] conn=1831 op=34 SRCH
>>> base="cn=users,cn=compat,dc=localdomain,dc=local" scope=2
>>> filter="(&(objectClass=inetOrgPerson)(objectClass=inetOrgPerson))"
>>> attrs="description entryuuid givenName initials mail pwdaccountlockedtime
>>> shadowExpire sn title uid userPassword"
>> I see. The filter is quite strange though, I am not sure why is vSphere
>> searching for the same value twice. I assume this is a (benign) bug in
>> vSphere:
>> (&(objectClass=inetOrgPerson)(objectClass=inetOrgPerson))
>>> So I verified that adding inetOrgPerson I was then able to add users to
>>> permissions.
>>> Probably I have to check which are the MUST attributes for it so that we
>>> add the too
>>> As far as I understood, the use of compat was indeed to add uniqueMember
>>> that is expected to be there by vSphere, at least in 5.1
>> I checked the MUST already, I updated
>> http://www.freeipa.org/page/HowTo/vsphere5_integration
>> and added the missing SN attribute and removed the invalid objectClass. I
>> hope
>> that's fine with you.
>> HTH,
>> Martin
> OK for the SN.
> But what about uniqueMember removal?

uniqueMember is not a valid objectclass. uniqueMember makes sense as an
attribute for group, but not as an objectclass for user.

> Would complete then successfully the query that is based on this
> modification on compat groups:
> schema-compat-entry-attribute:
> uniqueMember=%regsub("%{member}","^(.*)accounts(.*)","%1compat%2")
> ?

It does work for me. I see no connection between the uniqueMember definition
above and uniqueMember objectclass.

> As far as I verified, vSphere 5.1 makes this query to check if a user has a
> role, as deriving from being part of a group:
> ldapsearch -x -b "cn=groups,cn=compat,dc=localdomain,dc=local"
> "(&(objectClass=groupOfUniqueNames)(uniqueMember=uid=gcecchi,cn=users,cn=compat,dc=localdomain,dc=local))"
> and without uniqueMember, I could bind roles directly against users, but
> the ones applied on groups were not inherited by the users inside the
> group...

Note that I only removed "objectclass=uniqueMember" definition from user
entries, not the useful uniqueMember definition from groups.


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