Roderick Johnstone wrote:
> On 23/04/15 04:25, Rob Crittenden wrote:
>> Roderick Johnstone wrote:
>>> On 22/04/15 14:30, Dmitri Pal wrote:
>>>> On 04/21/2015 01:13 PM, Roderick Johnstone wrote:
>>>>> Hi
>>>>> I also need to integrate Solaris 10 clients with freeipa servers.
>>>>> I've been round many resources, eg freeipa wiki, Fedora and Red Hat
>>>>> manuals, various bug trackers and the freeipa-users mailing list.
>>>>> It looks to me as if this:
>>>>> might be the best guide available, although I'm not sure what changes
>>>>> I might need to make because I'm actually on Solaris 10 rather than
>>>>> 11.
>>>>> Can anyone advise please?
>>>>> There is a comment in the above post:
>>>>> "Make sure that the automount maps in ipaserver is named auto_* and
>>>>> NOT auto.* so they are compatible with Solaris name standards."
>>>>> My automount maps are already called eg auto.master, auto.home on my
>>>>> ipa server and I'm sure I've seen a post somewhere suggesting an
>>>>> attributeMap can fix this issue, but I can't find it now, so maybe I
>>>>> am mistaken.
>>>>> Am I on the right track? Is anyone familiar with that fix.
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>> Roderick Johnstone
>>>> We are not strong in Solaris so you really need to search user archives
>>>> or wait for someone who accomplished Solaris integration to chime in
>>>> here on the list.
>>> Dmitri
>>> I had gathered that from previous postings to the list and was indeed
>>> hoping that one of the Solaris experts might comment.
>>> By the way, there are various suggestions on the list of putting the
>>> best Solaris instructions on the wiki. Is that still a possibility? I'd
>>> be happy to help, but I'm not experienced with connecting Solaris to ipa
>>> yet!
>>> Roderick
>> A few weeks back I added what I thought were the most relevant threads
>> and pointers. The mailing list thread you refer to was converted into
>> some documentation bugs and tickets. I referenced those at
>> If there is anything I can improve here just let me know.
> Rob
> This page has expanded since I was searching a few weeks ago. Thanks for
> that. I understand that the project has no direct Solaris expertise.
> There are some things that could be made easier to follow and others
> that seem inconsistent with the mailing list thread that I found. Maybe
> some are just different ways of doing the same thing.
> I started to point some some differences in this email, but its probably
> best if I go through the mailing list link that I found and the web page
> you referenced, systematically, and list what the differences are. I'll
> be in touch when I have done that.
> In the meantime I noticed a few of small html link issues on the web
> page you referenced...
> 1) Under the section Solaris 8/9/10 / Configuring Client Authentication
> the link to the reference files in /var/ldap
> (,
> for me,  resolves to the top level "Open Source Community page"
> I do however see the files
> correctly linked from the section "Client Configuration Files" at bottom
> of the page.


> 2) There is the same issue for the links to the nsswitch.conf and
> pam.conf files linked in items 2 and 4 below the above - sorry, its hard
> to describe well where these links are.

Fixed, and fixed a couple of similar issues in other OS's.

> And it would be good if the patch ("Patch to update Solaris
> documentation") that is referred to in Solaris 8/9/10 / Additional
> resources could be applied to the original document and the patched
> document made available, or at least the information in it.

Unfortunately the upstream doc project that this is patched against was
discontinued. The patch is mostly interesting for the two tickets it
links to.


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