On 05/08/16 21:32, Harald Dunkel wrote: > Hi folks, > > the freeipa packages for client and server on Debian depend > upon ntp. Is this hard requirement really necessary? Usually > ntp is useless in containers (e.g. LXC), since the hardware > access is not permitted and since there is exactly one system > time managed by dom0. > > I understand that having the exact time is essential for > Kerberos, but the install-server and install-client scripts > are very verbose about not having ntp installed. That should > be sufficient. > > I would suggest to drop the hard requirement for ntp in > freeipa's debian/control.
You don't actually have to run NTP, and you can perform the (client-|server-)install using the `--no-ntp` flag. -- 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