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Re: RFC: Change the default hostname for Fedora 26+

By Stephen Gallagher at 11/14/2016 - 08:24

On 11/12/2016 12:03 AM, Glen Turner wrote:

This misses something I neglected to point out in the original message. Sorry
about that.

When we enroll with FreeIPA or Active Directory through realmd, one side-effect
of this enrollment is that the domain part of the local hostname is changed to
match that of the domain into which they are enrolled.

So if we set fedora-abcdefgh.localhost as the default domain and then enrolled
with FreeIPA domain "fedoraproject.org", then the machine's full hostname would
become fedora-abcdefgh.fedoraproject.org

So my proposal really *was* to indicate that the default hostname should only be
used when not part of a formal domain.

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