Update DNS Forwarder in FreeIPA (IdM)

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Need to update DNS forwarders in FreeIPA to new DNS servers: and
  • Updated Global Forwarders with command: ipa dnsconfig-mod --forwarder= --forwarder=
  • Change does not take effect. DNS requests are still being forwarded to previously configured DNS servers


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) / FreeIPA
    • ipa-server
    • ipa-server-dns
    • bind-pkcs11 / named-pkcs11.service

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