[CentOS] Remote identity management

Fri Jul 3 09:12:29 UTC 2009
Sander Snel <zander.snel at gmail.com>

there is a repo with the enterprise ipa for centos 5 available


or follow the instructions how to build it yourself from howtoforge


On 07/03/2009 11:08 AM, Sander Snel wrote:
> Why don't you have a go on free IPA, it is built on the fedora directory
> server (LDAP) and has built in MIT Kerberos security, setup is a breeze,
> especially compared with the Fedora Directory server with manual
> kerberos setup. Why use smb if you only have linux machines in your
> network? NIS is simple to setup and maintain but hard to secure. so use
> some kind of ldap implementation, and your wish is reliable:ldap,
> secure:kerberos and simple:webinterface = free-ipa
> http://www.freeipa.org
> succes
> Sander Snel
> On 07/03/2009 10:45 AM, Niki Kovacs wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Until now, I've only managed local user management on small network with
>> no more than five or six machines, e. g. all user data stored locally on
>> each and every machine (/etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, /etc/group). Now I'd
>> like to learn remote identity management, that is, all user data stored
>> centrally on one machine (so I don't have to wonder who has which UID
>> and GID when I want to setup an NFS share, for example).
>> I understand there are several ways to achieve that with RHEL/CentOS:
>> NIS, LDAP, Kerberos, SMB, ...
>> The networks I'll have to deal with are 100% GNU/Linux (better: 100%
>> CentOS). So my first question is: which solution is the "best" for such
>> a configuration ? By "best" I mean some compromise between "easy" and
>> "reliable".
>> Any suggestions ?
>> Niki Kovacs
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