On 12/01/2015 02:41 PM, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-12-01 at 12:57 +0100, Martin Kosek wrote:
>> On 11/30/2015 02:25 PM, Gašper Bregar wrote:
>>> I have been strugling with FreeIPA and AD password sync for a couple of
>>> days now. At first everything was working fine, but then all of a sudden
>>> the synchronization started to fail for me and another user.
>>>
>>> The error in passsync log was
>>>
>>> Ldap error in ModifyPassword
>>>> 50: Insufficient access
>>>
>>>
>>> It took me some time to figure out that it was failing just for the two us.
>>> It was failing because we were in the admin user group in FreeIPA. Is this
>>> intentional? Is it possible to somehow change this behaviour with a
>>> setting?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Gašper
>>
>> Hello Gašper,
>>
>> I assume you are running with FreeIPA version 4.0 and above. At the moment,
>> this is expected behavior, based on the permission configuration:
>>
>>         'System: Change User password': {
>>             'ipapermright': {'write'},
>>             'ipapermtargetfilter': [
>>                 '(objectclass=posixaccount)',
>>                 '(!(memberOf=%s))' % DN('cn=admins',
>>                                         api.env.container_group,
>>                                         api.env.basedn),
>>             ],
>>             'ipapermdefaultattr': {
>>                 'krbprincipalkey', 'passwordhistory', 'sambalmpassword',
>>                 'sambantpassword', 'userpassword'
>>             },
>> ...
>>             'default_privileges': {
>>                 'User Administrators',
>>                 'Modify Users and Reset passwords',
>>                 'PassSync Service',
>>             },
>>         },
>>
>>
>> "PassSync Service" cannot indeed change passwords of admins group. I am
>> wondering if we want to change the default, which was added so that 
>> lower-level
>> administrators cannot change password of top level admins and impersonate 
>> them
>> for example. Simo, any opinion?
> 
> We do not want to change the default behavior.
> 
> Simo.

Ok. I requested a Doc update:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287092

Please feel free to comment in Bugzilla.

Martin

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