[Freeipa-users] freeipa and RHEL 7

Alexander Bokovoy abokovoy at redhat.com
Wed Oct 8 15:54:33 UTC 2014

On Wed, 08 Oct 2014, Rob Crittenden wrote:
>Janelle wrote:
>> Hi again
>> Just wondering if anyone has found a work around to get freeipa
>> installed on RHEL 7 -- the server works fine, but it never finishes the
>> client install and you can't force a client install either.
>> You end up with this in the logs, which I see has been reported, but
>> wondering  if fixed?
>> stderr=Failed to issue method call: Unit fedora-domainname.service
>> failed to load: No such file or directory.
>> Thanks
>> ~J
>It is being tracked in this ticket:
>You need to modify the installer to call to use rhel-domain.service
>instead. I believe you need to modify
>/usr/lib/python2*/site-packages/ipaplatform/fedora/services.py to make
>the right call.
Another alternative would be

ln -s /lib/systemd/system/fedora-domainname.service /etc/systemd/system/rhel-domainname.service
systemctl daemon-reload

and then do install the IPA client.

Kind of a hack until patches currently on review on freeipa-devel@ get
/ Alexander Bokovoy

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