IPA install/upgrade times out because IPv6 is disabled.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • An enabled IPv6 stack in Linux kernel is a pre-requisite for IDM.

Linux Domain Identity, Authentication, and Policy Guide clearly states:

IPv6 must be enabled on the system
    Installing and running an IdM server requires IPv6 to be enabled on the network.   
    Note that IPv6 is enabled by default on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 systems.

Bug 1404596 explicitly states that IPv6 is a requirement for IdM.


  • IPA
  • RHEL7.x
  • RHEL8.x

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