Bug 1011399 - ipa-client-install could be more helpful when it fails because SRV records don't use FQDN
ipa-client-install could be more helpful when it fails because SRV records do...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: freeipa (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rob Crittenden
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Reported: 2013-09-24 04:12 EDT by Adam Williamson
Modified: 2016-07-19 15:27 EDT (History)
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ipa-client-install debug log (7.83 KB, text/plain)
2013-09-24 07:59 EDT, Martin Kosek
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Description Adam Williamson 2013-09-24 04:12:21 EDT
After dealing with https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011396 , I was finding my ipa-client-install runs failed with this error:

* Unable to communicate securely with peer: requested domain name does not match the server's certificate.
* Closing connection 0
libcurl failed to execute the HTTP POST transaction, explaining:  Unable to communicate securely with peer: requested domain name does not match the server's certificate.

full log at http://fpaste.org/41762/87921/ , till it expires. It turns out that the problem was in my DNS SRV records. I'm using external DNS (I couldn't come up with a configuration where the freeipa box was a DNS server that really worked great for my weird case) so I had to hand-create the correct records based on the example BIND zone file the ipa-server-install gave me, and what I did wrong was to make the target just 'id' rather than 'id.happyassassin.net' (many thanks to ab on IRC for figuring this out). Docs I found on the SRV format indicated that just the hostname rather than the FQDN was valid, but apparently for freeipa purposes it has to be the FQDN. Correcting the SRV records to point to 'id.happyassassin.net' made it happy.

ab and mkosek think ipa-client-install might be able to catch this issue and print a more helpful error, so I'm filing this bug report to suggest that.
Comment 1 Martin Kosek 2013-09-24 07:59:38 EDT
Created attachment 802197 [details]
ipa-client-install debug log

Copied from the fpaste in Comment 0.
Comment 2 Martin Kosek 2013-09-24 08:01:35 EDT
Upstream ticket:
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Comment 4 Adam Williamson 2015-01-09 18:09:35 EST
Doesn't look like it's been addressed at all, so bumping.
Comment 5 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 11:55:25 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle.
Changing version to '22'.

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