ipa-client-install Fails on the First Run, But Succeeds on the Second in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

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  • On installing a new client the ipa-client-install script fails with error "Operation failed! Insufficient access rights"
  • Command being used:
/usr/sbin/ipa-client-install --domain=<domain>.com --enable-dns-updates --realm=<domain>.COM --server <server.domain>.com -p enrollment -w REMOVED --unattended --ntp-server=<ntp.domain>.com
  • No options are changed and script is successful the second time.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

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