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Re: /etc/hosts re-ordered f10?




Mail Lists wrote:
> On 01/03/2009 10:32 AM, Steve Dickson wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> It seems in F10 the hostname and DNS domain name are now being added
>> as alias at the end of 127.0.0.1 definition, ala
>>
>>      127.0.0.1   localhost.localdomain localhost f10.domainname.com f10
>>
>> which unfortunately breaks kerberos in its keytab lookups.
>>
> 
>   Every F10 install I did had a bad /etc/hosts file in  the way you
> describe. Easy enough to fix but not for Aunt Tilly - tho she may not
> care and desktop impact is probably lowish.
> 
>  However this does impact other services as well (squid/apache and
> others). I had terrible problems with some daemons inappropriately
> listening on 127.0.0.1 and not on the real IP until I fixed the hosts file.
It appears this was a know problem, https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474086,
and was resolved by adding the non-FQDN hostname to the end of the 127.0.0.1 line.

This resolution does indeed fix the problem I was seeing with the kerberos libraries.

steved.


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