[CentOS-devel] CetOS-6.4 via 6.3/cr

Jake Shipton jakems at fedoraproject.org
Fri Mar 1 13:12:55 UTC 2013


On Fri, 1 Mar 2013 13:00:35 +0000
James Hogarth <james.hogarth at gmail.com> wrote:

> >
> >
> > CentOS 6.3 FreeIPA Server (Fully Configured), stock -> CentOS 6.4
> > FreeIPA Server
> >
> >
> <snip>
> 
> 
> > ----------------------
> > CentOS FreeIPA Server
> > ----------------------
> > The server appeared to function correctly after a reboot, I ran
> > several IPA commands to ensure user database was intact and also to
> > ensure hosts DB was intact.
> >
> > Again server appeared to be running fine, I checked logs and only
> > found errors moaning about PPM being too high for NTPD.
> >
> > Further investigation into logs indicated NTP was able to sync time
> > successfully anyway.
> >
> > This could be due to the Hypervisor's clock.
> >
> > But aside from that, it appeared to function correctly :-).
> >
> > So marking as "Successful".
> >
> >
> I haven't had time to test from CR as of yet (tbh may not have time
> before GA even) but as a heads up from the upstream mailing list
> there does exist a condition where the IPA web interface will fail on
> an upgrade due to a schema issue:
> 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/freeipa-users/2013-February/msg00391.html
> 
> The errata is coming to fix it and it only affects IPA installs that
> started in 6.2 and were upgraded to 6.3 (so started life at IPA 2.0
> topologies) it seems... IPA systems installed in 6.3 initially are
> reported to be fine and there is a manual workaround.
> 
> However upstream is recommending people not update their systems
> until the errata is out (and I guess include that during the update
> rather than to the 6.4 'point in time') ...
> 
> Depending on when the CentOS 6.4 GA is this might be a required note
> in the release notes...

Thanks for the heads up :-).

All of the VM's I tested started life as CentOS 6.3 (via PXE
kickstart) originally which is why it may not have affected me :-).

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