Using wildcard DNS names with IPA

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  • Using wildcard DNS names with IPA causes error.
  • When adding DNS entry with wildcard following error is observed.
# ipa dnsrecord-add * --a-rec

ipa: ERROR: invalid 'name': only letters, numbers, '_', '/', '-' are allowed. DNS label may not start or end with '/', '-'


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Identity Management (IPA)

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