|latest/stable||2||2||08 Sep 2021|
juju deploy xavpaice-landscape-client
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Landscape client is the agent for the Landscape administration system.
This subordinate charm is intended to be used to register a machine against a running Landscape server. Configuration needs to be supplied or it won't do anything. Here is a simple config.yaml to register against the hosted version of Landscape:
landscape-client: account-name: <account_name_here> registration-key: <registration_key_here> tags: <csv_tag_list>
The following is a version if you need to customize the communication URL in case you are running against a dedicated version of Landscape (LDS). This version also sets Script exection, and allows landscape to become any user (even root), to execute scripts:
landscape-client: account-name: standalone registration-key: 128-qosk-7382 tags: laptop,xenial,developer ping-url: http://landscape.example.com/ping url: https://landscape.example.com/message-system script-users: ALL include-manager-plugins: ScriptExecution
Landscape client has a number of configuration options available allowing customizability into a variety of environments where resources may be scarce or security may be a concern. The most useful and common options are documented below.
To get more detail on options, these correlate directly to configuration settings on landscape-client itself. (landscape-client(1), landscape-client --help)
account-name: Name of the account to register against in the hosted version
of Landscape. In the dedicated version of Landscape (LDS), this will always be
registration-key: The account registration key, found in the Landscape account
tags:Comma separated list of tags to apply to the computer once it is
url: The server url to connect to, will usually be https and end with
ping-url: If the server url is specified, ping-url should also be specified.
Will usually be http and end with /ping
include-manager-plugins: This option is primarily used to enable the
ScriptExecution plugin, which allows arbitrary scripts to be executed on the
script-users: Comma-separated list of users that the landscape client can
become to execute scripts. Keyword "ALL" can be used to include all users on the
ssl-public-key: If needed, use this to give the client the CA certificate it
should use to verify the server certificate it is connecting to.
When registering the client against a server with a custom or not well known CA, you will need to use the ssl-public-key option. To insert the certificate contents into the charm config directly, just encode it in base64.
For example, let's assume ca.pem is a file with the CA certificate the client needs to use to verify the server:
cat ca.pem | openssl base64 -e > ca.encoded
Now insert the ca.encoded contents into the charm config, like this:
landscape-client: url: .... ping-url: .... ssl-public-key: | base64:<insert-here- contents-of-ca.encoded>... ... ...
Author: Landscape Team firstname.lastname@example.org
Report bugs at: http://bugs.launchpad.net/charms/+source/landscape-client/+filebug