[Pacemaker] Can't issue 'crm configure' commands under privileged user

Dejan Muhamedagic dejanmm at fastmail.fm
Mon Oct 1 05:02:03 EDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 04:51:36PM +0100, Colin McCormack wrote:
> Hi Dejan - thanks for taking the time to respond again
> >"Hangs? Wasn't it in the first message that "cibadmin is not
> available"? If it hangs, then you should check the process list (pstree)
> to see what the shell is doing at the time and take a look at the logs."
> crm configure...
> Hangs
> sudo crm configure...
> cibadmin is not available is issued
> When it hangs this is what i see with a grepped ps:
> 500      13710 13677  0 13:19 pts/10   00:00:00 /bin/sh -c sudo -E -u
> colinlinux >/dev/null 2>&1 lrmadmin -C

OK. This seems to be a deficiency in lrmd which got fixed later.
But there was a workaround in crm shell for almost two years
(iirc since pacemaker v1.1.5).

> **********************************************************
> > "For this, if I understood correctly, you would like to take a look
> at ACLs. That doesn't require configuring sudo, i.e. the crm shell runs
> all the time as the real user and the cluster should be instructed by a
> set of ACL rules about users' rights."
> I haven't configured any ACLs yet - but i have given permissions (as a
> test) to all of dir /var/lib/heartbeat/crm with no luck

That's not needed actually. And better not to change default

> What directorie(s) should i apply ACLs on?

I meant the Pacemaker ACLs. But those are available starting with
Pacemaker v1.1.6.



> Thanks
> Col
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