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Re: Using FusionDirectory in place of GOsa²

Le mardi 4 août 2015, 10:30:47 Mike Gabriel a écrit :
> Hi Petter, hi Benoit,
> (Cc:ing Cajus from GONICUS)
> On  Mo 03 Aug 2015 18:37:08 CEST, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > [Benoit Mortier]
> > 
> >> Thats why i offering our help in helping you migrate from GOsa² to
> >> FusionDirectory if you want
> > 
> > Thank you for this kind offer.
> > 
> > What kind of process is required?  Are the LDAP schemas and structures
> > compatible?  Are the same kind of hooks available for Kerberos and
> > Samba integration?  In other words, can one easily migrate back and
> > forth without much work, or is it a one way process with the risks
> > involved for the schools?
> I am running a FusionDirectory site at work and use GOsa² for Debian
> Edu. I maintain both projects in Debian.
> I absolutely disrecommend over to FusionDirectory in Debian Edu, for
> several reasons:
>    o no extra gain for Debian Edu at the moment


>    o changing the installation routine of the Debian Edu mainserver
>      will be a lot of work

yes but most of the script use in debian edu can be removed as 
fusiondirectory is deployable easyly by config management systems and i 
having a webservice for the next major version will enable to provision 
FusionDirectory wihtout any script.

>    o TJENER upgrades will becoma a PITA (at work I switched from GOsa
> 2.6 to FusionDirectory and that caused me a lot of trouble because of
> introduced changes in FusionDirectory)

of course as we completely rewrote and cleaned the code and schema, its 

But the process is completely transparent and documented here 
http://documentation.fusiondirectory.org/en/documentation_admin and its 
not so hard i have migrated more than 10 instance currently.

>    o whereas the upgrade of GOsa² 2.6 to 2.7 at a Debian Edu customer's
> site went through smoothly... (though there are some yet-undiscovered
> bugs in GOsa² 2.7).


> While we here in Kiel have been working on two Debian Edu jessie
> deployments, recently, I actually have started thinking of reviving
> GOsa² upstream and offer some help over there at GONICUS.


have a nice day
Benoit Mortier
OpenSides "logiciels libres pour entreprises" : http://www.opensides.eu/
Promouvoir et défendre le Logiciel Libre http://www.april.org/
Main developper in FusionDirectory : http://www.fusiondirectory.org/
Official French representative for OPSI : http://opsi.org/

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