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authorMartin Kosek <>2011-09-05 12:34:43 +0200
committerMartin Kosek <>2011-09-07 13:00:00 +0200
commit6f95ff8a4b87dbc1d5d49c5c7b8c8825ddf284f4 (patch)
parent00855b461415945328959d42435a74d98da7f273 (diff)
Improve ipa-join man page
Make it clear in man pages that ipa-join -u does not remove keytab.
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/ipa-client/man/ipa-join.1 b/ipa-client/man/ipa-join.1
index d1532ec..60facdf 100644
--- a/ipa-client/man/ipa-join.1
+++ b/ipa-client/man/ipa-join.1
@@ -42,6 +42,11 @@ If a client host has already been joined to the IPA realm the ipa\-join command
This command is normally executed by the ipa\-client\-install command as part of the enrollment process.
The reverse is unenrollment. Unenrolling a host removes the Kerberos key on the IPA server. This prepares the host to be re\-enrolled. This uses the host principal stored in /etc/krb5.conf to authenticate to the IPA server to perform the unenrollment.
+Please note, that while the ipa\-join option removes the client from the domain, it does not actually uninstall the client or properly remove all of the IPA\-related configuration. The only way to uninstall a client completely is to use ipa\-client\-install \-\-uninstall
+.BR ipa\-client\-install (1)).
\fB\-h,\-\-hostname hostname\fR
@@ -57,7 +62,9 @@ The keytab file where to append the new key (will be created if it does not exis
The password to use if not using Kerberos to authenticate. Use a password of this particular host (one time password created on IPA server)
-Unenroll this host from the IPA server
+Unenroll this host from the IPA server. No keytab entry is removed in the process
+.BR ipa-rmkeytab (1)).
Quiet mode. Only errors are displayed.
@@ -123,3 +130,7 @@ The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.
20 Unenrollment result not in XML\-RPC response
21 Failed to get default Kerberos realm
+.BR ipa-rmkeytab (1)
+.BR ipa-client-instal (1)