[Freeipa-users] named and IpA

Dmitri Pal dpal at redhat.com
Fri Oct 3 00:24:25 UTC 2014

On 10/02/2014 01:05 PM, Licause, Al (CSC AMS BCS - UNIX/Linux Network 
Support) wrote:
> We have IdM running on a RHEL V7 system and have configured a local 
> DNS server
> in our test lab.
> We have loaded the various SRV and TXT records needed by the IdM server.
> From the IdM server we can only lookup local records.  The name 
> resolver will not
> attempt to look to another other name servers or domains defined in 
> /etc/resolv.conf
> If I shutdown IdM using ipactl stop and then restart named, the name 
> resolver works
> for local and remote hosts, addresses and domains as well as serving 
> up the SRV records
> defined on the local host.
> Am I correct in assuming that while IdM is up and running, the only 
> other systems it
> will communicate with at least with regard to name services is another 
> host also
> running IdM defined either as a server or a client ?
> If this is case, is there anyone to better integrate some of these 
> common services such
> as named into an existing network such that you are not limited by the 
> IdM components ?
> *Al Licause *
If DNS is running on IdM the DNS lookups might be forwarded to different 
DNS servers depending on your DNS cofiguration.
Based on what you describe it seems that there is some sort of DNS 
I would leave to gurus to help you with that.

Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager IdM portfolio
Red Hat, Inc.

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