On 26.10.2016 16:10, Jochen Demmer wrote:
my answers also inline.
Am 26.10.2016 um 15:38 schrieb Martin Basti:
There is a resolver given in /etc/resolv.conf. When I do "host
<<hostname.mydoma.in>>" I get the right IPv6 back.
Hi, comments inline
On 26.10.2016 14:28, Jochen Demmer wrote:
I've been running and using a single FreeIPA server successfully, i.e.:
This server is only available via IPv6, because I can't get public
lPv4 addresses no more.
Now I want to setup a FreeIPA replica at another site also running
IPv6, Fedora 24 and freeipa-server-4.3.2-2.fc24.x86_64
First I run "ipa-client-install" which succeeds without an error.
When I invoke "ipa-replica-install" I get this error:
ipa : ERROR Could not resolve hostname
*hostname.mydoma.in* using DNS. Clients may not function properly.
Please check your DNS setup. (Note that this check queries IPA DNS
directly and ignores /etc/hosts.)
2016-10-26T12:14:39Z DEBUG Search DNS server *hostname.mydoma.in*
(['2a01:f11:1:1::1', '2a01:f11:1:1::1', '2a01:f11:1:1::1']) for
Can you check with dig or host command if the hostname is really
resolvable on that machine? do you have proper resolver in
That is weird because IPA is doing basically the same.
*hostname.mydoma.in* is actually the DNS entry for the old FreeIPA
server, which actually resolves, but only to an IPv6 address of course.
I can continue the installation though by entering "yes".
I then get asked:
Enter the IP address to use, or press Enter to finish.
Please provide the IP address to be used for this host name:
When I enter the IPv6 address of the new replica host it doesn't
accept but infinitely asks this question instead.
Have you pressed enter twice? It should end prompt and continue with
Enter without an IP -> No usable IP address provided nor resolved.
Enter with an IP -> Error: Invalid IP Address 2a02:1:2:3::4 cannot use
IP network address 2a02:1:2:3::4
How do you have configured IP address on your interface? Does it have
Honestly, I can't see what I might have done wrong.
Old FreeIPA has hostname is in sync forward and reverse record.
New FreeIPA host as well has hostname that symmetrically resolves,
even though the hostname is using another second level domain.
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