On Mon, 2012-01-23 at 15:46 -0500, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> Martin Kosek wrote:
> > Admin e-mail validator currently requires an email to be in
> > a second-level domain (hostmas...@example.com). This is too
> > restrictive. Top level domain e-mails (hostmaster@testrelm)
> > should also be allowed.
> >
> > This patch also fixes default zonemgr value in help texts and man
> > pages.
> >
> > https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/2272
> This fixes the problem of single component domain installation but it 
> does seem to really weaken the checking.
> For example, if you install with your domain as example.com you can set 
> the zonemgr e-mail to hostmaster@example.
> I don't want to make this too complex, just wanted another opinion.
> rob

Good point. But if we want to allow top-level domain e-mails we'd need
to allow e-mails like hostmaster@example. How would this situation be
different from hostmaster@testrelm ? (This was the reported failing
e-mail). Both e-mails are syntactically OK.


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