Natxo Asenjo wrote:
> hi,
> 
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 8:35 PM, Rob Crittenden <rcrit...@redhat.com
> <mailto:rcrit...@redhat.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Natxo Asenjo wrote:
>     > hi,
>     >
>     > can you do something like this?
>     >
>     > ipa group-add wheel --gid=10
>     >
>     > to substitute the local group wheel? Of course nsswitch.conf indicates
>     > local groups get found first ( group: files sss) but, would it work and
>     > is it supported?
> 
>     What is it you expect or desire to happen in this case?
> 
> 
> sorry, I thought it was obvious. To create a wheel ipa group. Members of
> this group are automatically 'root'  in sudoers in plenty of
> distributions ( centos 7, just tested):
> 
> ## Allows people in group wheel to run all commands
> %wheel  ALL=(ALL)       ALL
> 
> and in policykit I see this as well:
> 
> # cat 50-default.rules
> /* -*- mode: js; js-indent-level: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil -*- */
> 
> // DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE, it will be overwritten on update
> //
> // Default rules for polkit
> //
> // See the polkit(8) man page for more information
> // about configuring polkit.
> 
> polkit.addAdminRule(function(action, subject) {
>     return ["unix-group:wheel"];
> });
> 
> 
> So there is already an existing infrastructure for the wheel group that
> is waiting to be used ;-)
> 
> Hopefully this makes it clear.

Ok, that's what I thought, didn't want to assume. It is my understanding
that nss returns the first match it finds, in this case the system-local
wheel group. There is no merging in SSSD AFAIK.

rob

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