Setting up IPA with a specific CA cert subject

If you are doing experiments with IPA where you install and reinstall IPA servers, you may notice SSL certificate errors when connecting to an IPA server using Firefox. The reason is that always the same Organization and serial is used when the CA cert is created. Normal users are usually only affected when using the same Realm and DNS subdomain for the test and production environment which is not recommended anyway. Reproducing the issue 1. Set up IPA with ipa-server-install. ….Read More

Updating Fedora to version 23 – how to workaround some issues

After upgrading two machines from Fedora 22 to 23 I stumbled upon some severe issues. Most of them are easy to solve. This weekend I’ve found some time to upgrade my headless router and one of my workstations. Unfortunately is did not went that smooth like the past few upgrades. No initrd created and grub config lacks initrd reference This seems to be connected to the Plymouth issue as described here: Common F23 bugs. On my headless machine I only ….Read More