On Monday, March 16, 2015 09:13:56 PM Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Mar 2015, Erinn Looney-Triggs wrote:
> >Reading through the RHEL 7.1 documents on setting up a trust between IPA
> >and AD I came across a note that IPA had to be managing DNS in order for
> >this to work. Why is this? Is there any way around this? At this point the
> >DNS IPA would manage is DNSSEC signed and as such can't be managed by IPA,
> >it must be managed separately.
> 
> It is unfortunate that documentation turns recommendations into a
> mandatory statements. IPA deployment depends heavily on properly
> configured DNS and we provide means to maintain DNS server with IPA
> tools. This, however, doesn't mean DNS is required to be maintained by
> IPA only. Instead, a properly maintained DNS setup is required, not that
> it is set up and controlled by IPA means.
> 
> It is easier in many cases to use IPA-managed DNS but if you know what
> you are doing, all we ask is to have proper DNS entries in your DNS
> infrastructure prior to using IPA commands which require these entries
> to exist (or be created, had the DNS infrastructure been managed by
> IPA).

Ok thanks, I sort of figured that was probably the case, but I wanted to check 
to make sure.

-Erinn

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