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RHEL

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.

Installing the puppet agent from rubygems.

The method I used to install the puppet agent on a server via ruby gems, as the client server requires a newer version of ruby than what puppet uses with packages. Your mileage might vary if followed as puppetlabs documentation says “not recommended”!

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