Gave up on freeipa and Ubuntu 17.10.  Re-installed with 16.04 and some
base packages which does include freeipa-client.  When I do an apt-get
install on freeipa-server it runs along happily until I find this:

Setting up pki-server (10.2.6+git20160317-1) ...
Job for pki-tomcatd.service failed because the control process exited with
error code. See "systemctl status pki-tomcatd.service" and "journalctl -xe"
for details.
invoke-rc.d: initscript pki-tomcatd, action "start" failed.
* pki-tomcatd.service - LSB: Start pki-tomcatd at boot time
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/pki-tomcatd; bad; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Sun 2017-04-30 20:38:29 MDT;
3ms ago
     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)
  Process: 9645 ExecStart=/etc/init.d/pki-tomcatd start (code=exited,

Apr 30 20:38:29 ipa systemd[1]: Starting LSB: Start pki-tomcatd at boot
Apr 30 20:38:29 ipa pki-tomcatd[9645]: ERROR:  No 'tomcat' instances
... because no CA instance has been configured yet. is a disabled or a static unit, not starting it. is a disabled or a static unit, not starting it.
Setting up pki-ca (10.2.6+git20160317-1) ...

I have been googling but can't find a relevant fix that resolves this.
Any ideas?

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