[rt-users] Recommended method for auto creating users with Active Directory and Authen-ExternalAuth

Ken Crocker kfcrocker at lbl.gov
Thu Jan 14 16:14:27 EST 2010


Gary,

Thanks. I'll look that over. We use LDAP as well, so this might make it 
all easier. Thanks.

Kenn
LBNL

On 1/14/2010 12:17 PM, Gary Greene wrote:
> Why bother with that, when you just need to change the attribute you're
> using for the account name. Here's a sanitized version of my
> RT_SiteConfig.pm
>
> # Any configuration directives you include  here will override
> # RT's default configuration file, RT_Config.pm
> #
> # To include a directive here, just copy the equivalent statement
> # from RT_Config.pm and change the value. We've included a single
> # sample value below.
> #
> # This file is actually a Perl module, so you can include valid
> # Perl code, as well.
> #
> # The converse is also true, if this file isn't valid Perl, you're
> # going to run into trouble. To check your SiteConfig file, use
> # this command:
> #
> #   perl -c /path/to/your/etc/RT_SiteConfig.pm
>
> Set($rtname, 'minervanetworks.com');
> Set($Organization, "minervanetworks.com");
> Set($Timezone, 'US/Pacific');
> Set($WebPath, "/rt3");
> Set($WebPort, 443);
> Set($WebDomain, 'rt.minervanetworks.com');
> Set($WebBaseURL, 'https://' . RT->Config->Get('WebDomain') . ':' .
> RT->Config->Get('WebPort'));
> Set($WebURL, RT->Config->Get('WebBaseURL') . RT->Config->Get('WebPath') .
> "/");
> Set($WebImagesURL, RT->Config->Get('WebPath') . "/NoAuth/images/");
> Set($WebImagesURL , $WebPath . "/images/");  # need this for below
> Set($LogoURL, "https://rt.minervanetworks.com/Home_Logo.jpg");
> Set($LogoLinkURL, 'https://www.minervanetworks.com/');
> Set($LogoAltText, "Minerva Networks");
> Set($AutoLogoff, 30);
> Set($EnableReminders,1);
> Set($LogToSyslog, 'info');
> Set($LogDir, '/var/log');
> Set($LogToFileNamed, "rt.log");
> Set($LogToFile, 'info');
> Set($NotifyActor, 1);
> Set($OwnerEmail , 'XXXXXXXX at minervanetworks.com');
> Set(@Plugins, qw(RT::Authen::ExternalAuth RT::FM));
> Set($LDAPHost, 'HOSTNAME.DOMAIN.TLD');
> Set($LDAPUser, 'cn=BINDUSER,dc=DOMAIN,dc=TLD');
> Set($LDAPPassword, 'PASSWORD');
> Set($LDAPBase, 'dc=minervanetworks,dc=com');
> Set($LDAPFilter, '(&(objectClass=user))');
> Set($LDAPMapping, {
>                              'Name'           => 'sAMAccountName',
>                              'EmailAddress'   => 'mail',
>                              'RealName'       => 'cn',
>                              'ExternalAuthId' => 'sAMAccountName',
>                              'Gecos'          => 'sAMAccountName',
>                              'WorkPhone'      => 'telephoneNumber',
>                              'Address1'       => 'streetAddress',
>                              'City'           => 'l',
>                              'State'          => 'st',
>                              'Zip'            => 'postalCode',
>                              'Country'        => 'co'
>     }
> );
> Set($LDAPGroupName,'Employees');
> Set($LDAPUpdateUsers,1);
> Set($ExternalAuthPriority, ['My_LDAP']);
> Set($ExternalInfoPriority, ['My_LDAP']);
> Set($ExternalServiceUsesSSLorTLS, 0);
> Set($AutoCreateNonExternalUsers, 0);
> Set(
>   $ExternalSettings, {
>     'My_LDAP' => {
>       'type'     => 'ldap',
>       'auth'     => 1,
>       'info'     => 1,
>       'server'   => 'HOSTNAME.DOMAIN.TLD',
>       'user'     => 'cn=BINDUSER,dc=DOMAIN,dc=TLD',
>       'pass'     => 'PASSWORD',
>       'base'     => 'dc=DOMAIN,dc=TLD',
>       'filter'   => '(objectClass=*)',
>       'd_filter' => '(userAccountControl:1.2.840.113556.1.4.803:=2)',
>       'tls'      => 0,
>       'net_ldap_args'   => [ version => 3 ],
>       'attr_match_list' => [ 'Name', 'EmailAddress', 'RealName' ],
>       'attr_map'        => {
>                              'Name'           => 'sAMAccountName',
>                              'EmailAddress'   => 'mail',
>                              'RealName'       => 'cn',
>                              'ExternalAuthId' => 'sAMAccountName',
>                              'Gecos'          => 'sAMAccountName',
>                              'WorkPhone'      => 'telephoneNumber',
>                              'Address1'       => 'streetAddress',
>                              'City'           => 'l',
>                              'State'          => 'st',
>                              'Zip'            => 'postalCode',
>                              'Country'        => 'co'
>       }
>     }
>   }
> );
>
> 1;
>
>
>
>
> On 1/14/10 11:49 AM, "Ken Crocker" <kfcrocker at lbl.gov> wrote:
>
>   
>> LB,
>>
>> This would be REALLY help for me. I've been doing this one user at a
>> time whenever I get some frre time (which isn't ofetn). I'd love a copy
>> of your code. Thanks.
>>
>> Kenn
>> LBNL
>>
>> On 1/14/2010 10:34 AM, L B wrote:
>>     
>>>  I'm going to think about it, but the problem I see it that email
>>> addresses might not be unique (I mean we can have two AD accounts with
>>> the same email address).
>>>
>>>  I have already done a script to mass-rename email addresses to AD
>>> logins, because we use AD authentication for a long time and we wanted
>>> to make the users use their AD login instead of their email address.
>>> This script is not linked to the plugin, but I think it might be
>>> useful for some admins. I can upload it on the wiki or maybe it can be
>>> part of an "extras" directory in the plugin package. I have to cleanup
>>> my code and make it generic, but it does the job, I already applied it
>>> successfully on many RT instances.
>>>
>>> Don't you think
>>> http://www.zanfur.com/rt3-contrib/AutoCreateFromExternalUserInfo/CurrentUser_
>>> Local.pm
>>> but using RT-Authen-ExternalAuth variables could do the on-the-fly job
>>> ? Maybe with some stuff to check duplicates etc...
>>>
>>> If you think it doesn't, can you or Mike point me into the good
>>> direction to (try to) develop it ?
>>>
>>> Thanks !
>>>   
>>>       
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