On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 12:17 AM, Dmitri Pal <d...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 12/24/2014 01:04 AM, Traiano Welcome wrote:
>> Hi List
>> I have a large number of legacy hosts with upper-case host names, that
>> I'd like to configure as IPA clients. However ipa client refuses to
>> accept upper case hostnames during configuration time.
>> I think this derives from the fact that the kerberos5 database stores
>> host names in a case sensitive way and requires that the DNS hostname
>> matches the server hostname case.
>> My question is: Is it mandatory that the hostname be lower-cased, or
>> is there a safe workaround that will allow IPA client to work with
>> hosts that have upper case host names ?
>> Thanks in advance!
> See man sssd-ipa
> ipa_hostname (string)
> Optional. May be set on machines where the hostname(5) does not
> reflect the fully qualified name used in the IPA domain to identify this
> AFAIR you use this setting for the cases when you want the actual machine
> name be different than the one IPA has.
It looks like I would have to add this parameter in the sssd.conf
before running the ipa client configuration. In that case, would the
configurator not overwrite this parameter ?
Or is there some way to provide this option to ipa-client-install initially?
> Thank you,
> Dmitri Pal
> Sr. Engineering Manager IdM portfolio
> Red Hat, Inc.
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