Ben, do you mind sharing your solution as I am affected by the exact same error 
when fetching AD domains.
On Sat, Apr 30, 2016 at 9:16 AM, Ben .T.George <bentech4you gmail com> wrote:

when i am running ipa trust-fetch-domains "" , i am getting 
below error in error_log
[Sat Apr 30 09:14:25.107449 2016] [:error] [pid 2666] ipa: ERROR: Failed to 
call helper.DBus exception is 
org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes 
include: the remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security 
policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection 
was broken..[Sat Apr 30 09:14:25.108353 2016] [:error] [pid 2666] ipa: INFO: 
[jsonserver_session] admin IDM LOCAL: trust_fetch_domains(u'', 
rights=False, all=False, raw=False, version=u'2.156'): ServerCommandError
On Sat, Apr 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM, Ben .T.George <bentech4you gmail com> wrote:

Anyone please help me to fix this issue.
i have created new group in AD( 4 hours back) and while i was mapping this 
group as --external, i am getting below error.

[root freeipa sysctl.d]# ipa group-add --external ad_admins_external --desc 
" AD 
Administrators-External"----------------------------------Added group 
"ad_admins_external"----------------------------------  Group name: 
ad_admins_external  Description: AD 
Administrators-External[root freeipa sysctl.d]# ipa group-add-member 
ad_admins_external --external "KWTTESTDC\test admins"[member user]:[member 
group]:  Group name: ad_admins_external  Description: AD 
Administrators-External  Failed members:    member user:    member group: 
KWTTESTDC\test admins: Cannot find specified domain or server 
name-------------------------Number of members added 0-------------------------

On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 4:41 PM, Ben .T.George <bentech4you gmail com> wrote:

while issuing ipa trust-fetch-domains, i am getting below error.
i have created new security group in AD and i want to add this to external 
[root freeipa ~]# ipa trust-fetch-domains ""ipa: ERROR: error 
on server 'freeipa.idm.local': Fetching domains from trusted fo                 
                                     rest failed. See details in the error_log
help me to fi/expalin more about this error

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