Health Check Tool Introduction

This dcocument is being used to layout the “healthcheck” subcommand of dsconf. Herein lies the requirements coming from downstream (RHEL) in a larger effort to provide a consistent “healthcheck tool report” across all of the IDM producets (FreeIPA, DS, and CS).


Provide a tool that report on the “health” of a Directory Server instance so Administrators and detect and address varies problems. This means things like invalid/outdated configuration, backend databases, plugin configuration, TLS certificates(expiration), replication sync status, performance (sanity tests), diskspace, memory usage, etc.

The Checks

Here is a list of possible checks the tool could do…

The Report

The report should be in JSON object, which can optionally be written to a custom file.

Last modified on 9 July 2019