On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 18:36 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> > I'm not entirely sure what this is doing. Unfortunately, many sites
> > (anyone using Fedora and presumably RHEL) will end up with:
> > # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> > # that require network functionality will fail.
> > 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost piglett
> > by default.
> This is a broken /etc/hosts IMO. 'net ads join' will not work
> any more with out a validly configured fqdn. We have to
> have a valid fqdn to set the dNSHostName attribute value.
I get the feeling this is one of those areas where people will disagree
on best practice, but my point is that if we bug out on that, there are
a lot of hosts we will bug out on.
Perhaps a better fallback might be <hostname>.<ads domain>?
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc. http://redhat.com