Proposal: FreeIPA Role for Fedora Servers Using Cockpit

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Tue Dec 10 14:26:21 UTC 2013


On Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:06:27 +0100
Miloslav Trma─Ź <mitr at volny.cz> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 8:53 PM, Stephen Gallagher
> <sgallagh at redhat.com> wrote:
> > http://sgallagh.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/proposal-freeipa-role-for-fedora-servers/
> 
> This seems like a nice installation path.  For a "featured role" I'd
> expect more than a nice installation, though:
> - Automatic integration to the machine-wide monitoring system (at the
> very least, answering "is it up?", ideally also some key metrics)
> - Automatic inclusion into the machine's backup regime, if any,
> including any possible special tasks (creating a consistent DB
> snapshot to be backed up, for example)
> - Integration into the machine's configuration system (e.g. reacting
> to networking setup changes?)

So, would that imply that we need at least: 

machine wide monitoring
backups

roles first that all other roles depend on?

> Also, the same installation functionality should be available for
> automated deployment methods (this is kind of weird for the One And
> Only IPA server, more necessary for any other role).
>       Mirek

Yeah, I still need to sit down and look at cockpit for this, but
ideally: gui, tui and pass it data modes are desired from any solution
we pick. 

kevin

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