On Fri, 2015-02-27 at 18:19 +0000, Roderick Johnstone wrote:
> Hi
> I'm trying to migrate of my NIS databases to freeipa and have got to the 
> hosts database.
> In NIS a typical entry is:
> ipaddress canonical_name [aliases...]
> but I don't see how to enter the ipaddress or aliases using the ipa 
> host-* commands. Is that possible?
> Maybe this is supposed to be done with the ipa dns commands, but I don't 
> want freeipa to control the dns as we have an existing external dns 
> infrastructure to fit into.
> How should I configure freeipa to do host lookups for aliases like NIS does?

While NIS supports hosts maps, FreeIPA strongly encourages the use of
DNS, as such we do not have direct means of providing or querying hosts


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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