On Thu, 20 Nov 2014, Joschi Brauchle wrote:
Yes, you are right, that is a solution.
The reason I am asking is because we will be setting up tons of linux
hosts with a common SSSD config and thus would like to eliminate special
configs for individual hosts.
Thus, instead of telling SSSD what to do (which would be a special
config for the affected host), we would like to know what SSSD will do
and adapt the creation of machine accounts to SSSD. This way, we hope to
solve the "long-hostname-problem" on the server side rather than the
I wasn't even meaning it would be a special config. You make a machine with a
long name, and you see what gets created in the keytab. Either SSSD works
with it, or it doesn't. If it doesn't, it needs fixing in SSSD.
The workaround would be to apply a config across all machines that matches
behaviour. Your CMS should let you make that config template be standard