How to authenticate Satellite web UI users using IPA Server?

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  • Red Hat Satallite 6


  • How can I configure Satellite 6 to authenticate with IPA server ?


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This commands fails on 6.0.8 with the following error:

katello-installer --foreman-ipa-authentication true
Error: Package: sssd-dbus-1.12.0-2.el7.x86_64 (rhel-7-server-satellite-6.0-rpms)

Detailed in the following Bugzilla

i used rpm repo to manually install the sssd-dbus to correct version. Then I was able to install ipa.

for example
1. Add ‘sssd-dbus’ – make sure correct version
2. # rpm -ivh

Commands for creating service records on IPA are:

ipa service-add HTTP/

I installed sssd-dbus and sssd-common manually with yum, then was able to complete the installation with ipa option.