On 02/02/2016 11:35 PM, Alexander Bokovoy wrote: > On Tue, 02 Feb 2016, Simpson Lachlan wrote: >> In the docs, there is a section called "Installing the client". >> >> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html-single/Linux_Domain_Identity_Authentication_and_Policy_Guide/index.html#setting-up-clients >> >> >> The very first step contains language that is not explained. >> >> "For a regular user system" has one install method, and "An >> administrator machine" has another. >> >> There is no indication what an administrator machine might be used for >> - is this a replica? Is it a system that can run ipa commands on behalf >> of the ipa-server? >> >> What is the difference between a regular user system and an >> administrator machine? > If you want to administer IPA from the command line, you need to install IPA > command line tools. This is what it calls as 'administrator machine'. > > For a regular client system you wouldn't be running 'ipa' command, thus > installing ipa-admintools is not needed. > > I agree it is a bit terse there so it might be a good idea to file a > documentation bug against 'ipa' component of RHEL 7.
I would suggest using the documentation component directly. Here is the direct link for filing the bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=Red%20Hat%20Enterprise%20Linux%207&component=doc-Linux_Domain_Identity_Management_Guide -- Manage your subscription for the Freeipa-users mailing list: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-users Go to http://freeipa.org for more info on the project