On Fri, 2015-02-27 at 18:59 +0000, Roderick Johnstone wrote:
> On 27/02/15 18:33, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > 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
> > maps.
> > Simo.
> ok so I have to see how we can run the freeipa servers as dns servers
> alongside the corporate servers for our domain.
> I'm not sure how to proceed since I've no idea what the issues could be.
> Can you give me any hints or point to any docs?
Is the problem that you cannot add entries to the corporate DNS server ?
It is recommended to have a delegation or at least forwarding between
name servers to avoid headaches.
Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York
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