Ticket #6429 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Autoinstallation of leases on schoolserver via USB.

Reported by: cscott Owned by: douglas
Priority: normal Milestone: xs-0.5
Component: school server Version:
Keywords: Cc: cscott, martin.langhoff
Action Needed: never set Verified: no
Deployments affected: Blocked By:
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Description

Related to trac #5709 and #6372. Inserting a USB key with activation leases should automatically install them in a form useful to the activation server.

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by gregorio

  • milestone Never Assigned deleted

Milestone Never Assigned deleted

Changed 6 years ago by cscott

  • cc martin.langhoff added
  • next_action set to never set

Changed 6 years ago by martin.langhoff

  • owner changed from cscott to martin.langhoff
  • cc cscott added; martin.langhoff removed

Changed 6 years ago by martin.langhoff

  • blockedby 7796 added

(In #7796) After a bit of research on this, the following tools seem to fit the bill

  • ivman - a genering DBus event handler. Upside: it seems to be moderately popular, generic hooks to trigger scripts on dbus events. Downsides: unmaintained, bad config syntax.
  • hal-autofs - python listener. simple, we can probable even make it work and adapt to our evil means.

Changed 6 years ago by martin.langhoff

  • cc martin.langhoff added
  • owner changed from martin.langhoff to douglas
  • milestone set to xs-0.5

Changed 6 years ago by martin.langhoff

  • type changed from defect to enhancement

I think this is done. Does it test ok on the F9 build?

Changed 6 years ago by douglas

  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to fixed

This is done and works on F9.

An unresolved issue is that the school server can't check the validity of leases because it doesn't have the UUID of most laptops (it has some, collected by idmgr, but it doesn't check these).

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