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:


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