Is it possible to use mixed-case hostname for Red Hat IdM(IPA) hosts?

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  • Is possible to use uppercase hostname in Red Hat IdM (IPA) environment?
  • An application running on system has dependency on uppercase characters in hostname. Is it possible to modify hostname with some work around like adding ALIAS names in /etc/hostslike and add that system in Red Hat IdM(IPA) environment? ipaclient IpaClient ipaclient IpaClient 


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.X
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.X
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.X

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