Nerdier

Adjective: Comparative form of nerdy: more nerdy.

Adding a user attribute in FreeIPA 4.x

The main guide is here: https://www.freeipa.org/images/5/5b/FreeIPA33-extending-freeipa.pdf but it’s for an older version so some of the examples don’t work and doesn’t cover all the steps for updating existing users. We will be adding the attribute ‘car’ as an example. Add the attribute with ldapmodify:

Debugging cron

I had an issue where cron was running but my command wasn’t working but it worked when I ran it manually.

The foreman out of sync duration.

The default out of sync duration is the puppet run duration + 5 minutes, as we run the puppet default it makes it 35 minutes. This however means that there are ~15 out of sync hosts at any time that just haven’t ran in an hour which isn’t a huge problem for us.

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