Does ipa-getkeytab utilize SRV records in DNS to identify servers

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  • in a highly fluctuating environment where servers are being shut-off and turned back on left and right
  • are there plans to implement domain search to find an active server?
    • ipa-getkeytab requires a specified server
    • or it will default to the specified server in /etc/ipa/defaults.conf


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • ipa-client 4.6+
      • the ipa-client RPM contains the ipa-getkeytab utility

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