Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 476731
RFE: cross-check /etc/hosts with DNS
Last modified: 2015-01-04 18:35:23 EST
Description of problem:
A user was having a problem installing the server:
The following operations may take some minutes to complete.
Please wait until the prompt is returned.
[1/4]: stopping ntpd
[2/4]: writing configuration
[3/4]: configuring ntpd to start on boot
[4/4]: starting ntpd
done configuring ntpd.
Configuring directory server:
[1/17]: creating directory server user
[2/17]: creating directory server instance
[3/17]: adding default schema
[4/17]: enabling memberof plugin
[5/17]: enabling referential integrity plugin
[6/17]: enabling distributed numeric assignment plugin
[7/17]: enabling winsync plugin
[8/17]: configuring uniqueness plugin
[9/17]: creating indices
[10/17]: configuring ssl for ds instance
[11/17]: configuring certmap.conf
[12/17]: restarting directory server
[13/17]: adding default layout
[14/17]: configuring Posix uid/gid generation as first master
[15/17]: adding master entry as first master
[16/17]: initializing group membership
[17/17]: configuring directory to start on boot
done configuring dirsrv.
Configuring Kerberos KDC
[1/13]: setting KDC account password
[2/13]: adding sasl mappings to the directory
root : CRITICAL failed to add Full Principal Sasl mapping
The root of the problem turned out to be a bad entry in /etc/hosts
It would be helpful for debugging if we could do a consistency check of /etc/hosts with DNS, or include in error output what host we are trying to connect to. Something to provide a clue where the problem lies.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Done in v2 in ticket 327.