How to determine the status of the system?

Several tools can check the health status of an installed UCS system. The following sections give a first overview about these tools and commands:

Join status

A new installed UCS system has to be joined successfully:

root@master:~# univention-check-join-status
Joined successfully 

Univention Config Registry

Use UCR to check the version status:

root@master:~# ucr search version/version version/patchlevel version/errata
version/erratalevel: 144
version/patchlevel: 2
version/version: 3.2

Package status

Are there any problems regarding the package system?

root@master:~# dpkg --audit

This shouldn’t return anything. It will show affected packages in case of inconsistent package status.


Is a Kerberos authentification possible?

root@master:~# kinit Administrator
Administrator@DOMAIN.TEST's Password:
root@master:~# klist
Administrator@DOMAIN.TEST's Password: Credentials cache: 
Principal: Administrator@DOMAIN.TEST
  Issued                       Expires                    Principal
Jul  9 11:05:02 2014  Jul  9 21:04:59 2014  krbtgt/DOMAIN.TEST@DOMAIN.TEST 

A ticket was successfully issued on 09.07.2014 at 11:05:02 for Administrator and will be expiring on the same day at 21:04:49.


Is a LDAP connection possible? Can the LDAP base object be found?

root@master:~#  univention-ldapsearch -s base -LLL dn
dn: dc=domain,dc=test


Is the samba server responding? Can shared files be accessed?

root@master:~# smbclient -UAdministrator //$(ucr get hostname)/sysvol -c quit
Enter Administrator's password:
Domain=[MEMBER] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 4.1.0-Debian]

This is an example - at least no error should be printed.

System messages

Are there any obvious problems in syslog?

root@master:~# grep "oom|segfault" /var/log/syslog

This should return nothing.

In case of trouble or uncertainty, feel free to get in touch with your supporter and hand over these initial checks.