On Ut, 2015-10-27 at 15:48 +0100, Petr Spacek wrote:
> On 20.10.2015 23:25, Martin Štefany wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > did anybody manage to get FreeIPA admin user (member of admins
> > group,
> > full sudo access, etc.) to be also Cockpit user with administrative
> > privileges? I've already figured out that it's closely related to
> > Polkit, but since FreeIPA and Polkit are not fully 'friendly' yet...
> > I
> > was not able to get a working configuration.
> > 
> > Some version / configuration details:
> > $ cat /etc/centos-release
> > CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core)
> > 
> > $ rpm -q ipa-client
> > ipa-client-4.1.0-18.el7.centos.4.x86_64
> > 
> > $ rpm -q cockpit   # from sgallagh's COPR repository
> > cockpit-0.80-1.el7.centos.x86_64
> > 
> > $ rpm -q polkit
> > polkit-0.112-5.el7.x86_64
> > 
> > $ sudo ls /etc/polkit-1/rules.d/
> > 40-freeipa.rules  49-polkit-pkla-compat.rules  50-default.rules
> > 
> > $ sudo cat /etc/polkit-1/rules.d/40-freeipa.rules
> > polkit.addAdminRule(function(action, subject) {
> >     return ["unix-group:admins", "unix-group:wheel"];
> > });
> > 
> > $ sudo ls /etc/polkit-1/localauthority.conf.d/
> > 40-custom.conf
> > 
> > $ sudo cat /etc/polkit-1/localauthority.conf.d/40-custom.conf
> > [Configuration]
> > AdminIdentities=unix-group:admins;unix-group:wheel
> > 
> > $ ipa user-show martin | grep groups
> >   Member of groups: trust admins, ipausers, admins, ...
> > 
> > Cockpit logs me in automatically using Kerberos (GSSAPI), but I
> > can't
> > perform administrative tasks, cannot see journald, etc.
> > 
> > One thing that I thought to cause the issue is that pkexec is asking
> > me
> > select user first, instead of asking/not asking for password:
> > $ pkexec cockpit-bridge
> > ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR org.freedesktop.policykit.exec ===
> > Authentication is needed to run `/usr/bin/cockpit-bridge' as the
> > super
> > user
> > Multiple identities can be used for authentication:
> >  1.  Martin Štefany (martin)
> >  2.  ...
> >  3.  ...
> > Choose identity to authenticate as (1-3): 1
> > Password: 
> > ==== AUTHENTICATION COMPLETE ===
> > cockpit-bridge: no option specified
> > 
> > and documentation claims that sudo / pkexec should not ask for
> > password
> > for particular user, but 1. I don't like that idea; 2. I have
> > regular
> > 1000:1000 user in wheel group for whom everything works just fine -
> > sudo
> > and pkexec ask for password as expected, and still in cockpit admin
> > stuff works as expected.
> 
> I have seen your answer in the ticket
> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/3203#comment:6
> 
> Could you create a very short and concise how-to to
> http://www.freeipa.org/page/HowTos , please?
> 
> Your Fedora login should allow you to create a new wiki page and to
> link it to
> http://www.freeipa.org/page/HowTos .
> 
> Thank you for your time!
> 

Hello Petr,

sure, done =)

http://www.freeipa.org/page/Howto/FreeIPA_PolicyKit

Thank you!

Martin

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