[Freeipa-users] Error: invalid 'AD domain controller' when establishing trust

Genadi Postrilko genadipost at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 16:58:55 UTC 2014

2014-10-08 17:48 GMT+02:00 Alexander Bokovoy <abokovoy at redhat.com>:

> On Wed, 08 Oct 2014, Genadi Postrilko wrote:
>> The forest root domain in my case is RED.COM.
> You need to establish trust to red.com then. Any domain which is member
> of the forest red.com will be visible through trust.
> Forest trust can only be established between forest root domains, that's
> how it is designed by Microsoft.
It doesn't matter how complex the forest is? Even if the forest contains
number of domain trees, the trust has to be
established with the forest root domain?

>> I have attached the log files.
> These logs show you are attempting to establish trust to blue.com which
> is not a forest root domain, thus nothing works.

I assumed that DNS forwarding has to be created between IPA (linux.blue.com)
and the AD (blue.com).
Should any DNS configuration change?
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