anybody running dhcpd & LDAP ?

Alexander Bokovoy abokovoy at
Tue Jul 21 11:29:34 UTC 2015

On Tue, 21 Jul 2015, Jiri Popelka wrote:
>dhcpd upstream is going to merge some LDAP related patches that various
>distributions use and I've been asked if I can help with testing.
>Original message:
>"We are now finishing the work on adding some of the LDAP patches into
>our code base. We have tried our patch to verify that it builds but we
>don't have a set up to verify that the LDAP portion works correctly. (As
>this continues to be classified as contributed code we don't have the
>time to properly verify it.)"
Is this discussed anywhere publicly? I was unable to find any discussion
on dhcp-users@ or dhcp-workers@ mailing lists. Where can I find patches?

We have a design and half-baked implementation fleshed out for
FreeIPA/dhcpd integration (FreeIPA is LDAP store at one side).

Looking at your srpm from the COPR, I can see that you included the
patches William Brown developed as part of the work above, which is

>I haven't tried dhcpd with LDAP myself, but I promised to ask if there's
>any volunteer with such experience.
Jiri, I think we can arrange something with FreeIPA. Perhaps Jan (in
 CC:) could set you up an environment?

>In case you're willing to help testing it, 'dnf copr enable
>jpopelka/dhcp-ldap-auth' is all you need to do to enable the testing
>repo (
>Then please send feedback to me (CC sar at

/ Alexander Bokovoy

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