On 25.7.2016 14:49, Ilan Green wrote:
> Hello, 
> Customer wants to switch between the IPA server FQDN and short name in 
> /etc/hosts (having the short name first) post IPA install? 
> 
> Can anyone please confirm that the suggestions & reservations listed by Simo 
> Sorce in the following thread still apply - i.e. no RFE was ever applied yet? 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/freeipa-users/2014-August/thread.html#00079 
> 
> mainly: 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/freeipa-users/2014-August/thread.html#00104 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/freeipa-users/2014-August/thread.html#00105 

This might or might not work, we do not test this scenario.

In any case it goes directly against procedures in official docs:

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/Linux_Domain_Identity_Authentication_and_Policy_Guide/installing-ipa.html#dns-reqs

... so do not be surprised if things break.


In general we strongly recommend to use a dedicated machine for IdM server for
security reasons. There should be no technical reason not to use FQDN hostname
for a dedicated VM as the requirement for short names as hostname usually
comes from crappy applications.

-- 
Petr^2 Spacek

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