Month: February 2017

  • Google Accounts engine problem and Gnome 3

    I have login.keychain corrupted in my Gnome 3 enabled workplace due to the recent Google Accounts engine problem. For some reason it has become completely unusable, Gnome Keychain was unable to unlock it, Google Chrome stopped loading sites, goa-daemon died (as usual) and Evolution has stopped getting mail. Goog Friday morning frustration.

  • OOM-killer fun

    Recently I had installed RHEL 7 FreeIPA test lab on my workplace. I have made virtual host with default 1GB RAM, installed the system, enrolled it into the IPA domain OK, then tried ipa-replica-install. Turns out that 1GB is not enough and OOM-killer tries to solve the problem by killing processes that ipa-replica-install had spawned. […]

  • AD + SSSD

    If you have host in the AD with the SSSD then your root user can be any user from the domain. So %groupname ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL would actually give permissions to all users from the “groupname” to become any AD user they want, and if they’re SSH’ng the localhost then, they would have Kerberos ticket as […]

  • Debugging IDM

    One of the most frequent cases I have is that “sometimes” and “somewhere” user is not getting authenticated. Trying to SSH to the host works for some users not always, “id username” returns errors sometimes — it’s all the same problem in the environment with LDAP replication. It does not actually matter what kind of […]