[CentOS] centralized user authentication

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 17:22:06 UTC 2010

On 3/25/2010 12:04 PM, Steve Glasser wrote:
>> Apart from ipa are there any other good tools out there for centralised user
>> auth?
> I am currently testing LDAP (openldap) combined with nss_ldap,
> configured with authconfig.
> I would start by testing IPA.  Redhat is building out a set of
> enterprise management tools which include cobbler and spacewalk; I
> would think IPA will eventually be integrated into their mgt tools.
> That said, if you want to use Ldap + Kerberos, here are two good howtos:
> http://aput.net/~jheiss/krbldap/howto.html
> http://www-theorie.physik.unizh.ch/~dpotter/howto/kerberos
> The "current" centos rpms for Ldap are quite old; you should consider
> rebuilding the latest fedora rpms for your system.

Has anyone tried using the default setup in ClearOS (a disto based on 
Centos) as the LDAP server for all their other machines?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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