#3673 [RFE/RFC] Read only files with default options
Closed: wontfix a year ago by pbrezina. Opened 3 years ago by mzidek.

We could add a read-only "config" file (for example /usr/share/sssd/defaults/common.conf) that will contain the following:
- all sections with explicitly set options to default values ([sssd], [nss], etc.)
- the defaults domain section (see: https://pagure.io/SSSD/sssd/issue/3670) with all options explicitly set

There would be another read-only files (/usr/share/sssd/defaults/ipa|ad|ldap|files.conf), with the:
- default domain options for different providers

Reading a configuration would work like this:
- read the common default configuration
- merge the default configuration with the sssd.conf + conf.d snippets (last value wins)
- merge the resulting configuration with the provider specific configuration (no replacing of values preserve existing values)

Why?
We already plan to create a command sssctl config-show that will address these issues. This command could make use of this change (create the configuration object in the above way and then just show it's contents).


Metadata Update from @jhrozek:
- Issue set to the milestone: SSSD 2.0

3 years ago

Metadata Update from @jhrozek:
- Issue set to the milestone: SSSD 2.1 (was: SSSD 2.0)

2 years ago

Metadata Update from @jhrozek:
- Issue set to the milestone: SSSD 2.2 (was: SSSD 2.1)

2 years ago

Metadata Update from @jhrozek:
- Issue set to the milestone: SSSD 2.3 (was: SSSD 2.2)

2 years ago

Metadata Update from @thalman:
- Issue tagged with: Canditate to close

a year ago

Thank you for taking time to submit this request for SSSD. Unfortunately this issue was not given priority and the team lacks the capacity to work on it at this time.

Given that we are unable to fulfill this request I am closing the issue as wontfix.

If the issue still persist on recent SSSD you can request re-consideration of this decision by reopening this issue. Please provide additional technical details about its importance to you.

Thank you for understanding.

Metadata Update from @pbrezina:
- Issue close_status updated to: wontfix
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

a year ago

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