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Re: [Freeipa-users] Configuring IPA replicas



On 06/13/2011 04:41 PM, Ade Lee wrote:
Hi,

The replica installation is failing when the replica attempts to contact
the CA on the master to log into the security domain.  According to your
log, this is https://ipa01.ix.test.com:9445

Can the master be resolved and reached from the replica?  Can port 9445
be reached (as well as ports 9444 and 9443?)

You can also check the master's /var/log/pki-ca/debug log to see if any
communication was received from the replica.


There was an additional DNS A record added to the existing IPA server hostname! This additional DNS A record pointed at the IP address of the replica IPA server I'm attempting to configure! I removed this A record and the replica installed successfully.

When I initially ran the ipa-replica-prepare command, I added the "--ip-address" option to get the DNS records for this host created. (I have a seperate dns domain for the IPA environment.) In this process ipa-replica-prepare created an additional reverse zone on the server. (The new ipa replica resides on a subnet which sits at a AD DNS server, but it's still resolvable from the IPA dns servers).

After the replica finished I tried to run the ipa-replica-prepare command again with a new hostname, and adding an IP address using --ip-address on a subnet not known to the IPA DNS. The same error was re-produced, the DNS A record was added to the master IPA server.

I would also like to note that I cannot see the second DNS entry using the web gui, only using "ipa dnsrecord-find". Bug opened in bugzilla for ipa-replica-prepare:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712920


Rgds,
Siggi


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