[Freeipa-users] Client not installing

Hatim Diab timdiab at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 14:36:11 UTC 2014

Hi All,

I have a new installation of freeipa 

on CentOS 6.5

one of my clients stopped authentication last night, I performed a ipa-client-install —uninstall from the client then on trying to delete the the host 

# ipa host-del client.x.y.z
ipa: ERROR: Certificate format error: [Errno -5925] error (-5925) unknown

Oct 02 10:27:07 <server> krb5kdc[30623](info): TGS_REQ (4 etypes {18 17 16 23}) <server_IP>: ISSUE: authtime 1412221207, etypes {rep=18 tkt=18 ses=18}, HTTP/<server>@<realm> for ldap/<server>@<realm>
Oct 02 10:27:07 <server> krb5kdc[30623](info): ... CONSTRAINED-DELEGATION s4u-client=admin@<realm>

trying to add back the client 
[root at client ~]# ipa-client-install --domain=<doamin> --server=<server>
Autodiscovery of servers for failover cannot work with this configuration.
If you proceed with the installation, services will be configured to always access the discovered server for all operations and will not fail over to other servers in case of failure.
Proceed with fixed values and no DNS discovery? [no]: yes
Hostname: <server>
Realm: <realm>
DNS Domain: <domain>
IPA Server: <server>
BaseDN: dc=<baseDN>

Continue to configure the system with these values? [no]: yes
User authorized to enroll computers: admin
Synchronizing time with KDC...
Password for admin@<realm>: 
Successfully retrieved CA cert
    Subject:     CN=Certificate Authority,O=<realm>
    Issuer:      CN=Certificate Authority,O=<realm>
    Valid From:  Sun Sep 21 20:42:12 2014 UTC
    Valid Until: Thu Sep 21 20:42:12 2034 UTC

Joining realm failed: RPC failed at server.  Certificate format error: [Errno -5925] error (-5925) unknown

Installation failed. Rolling back changes.
IPA client is not configured on this system.

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