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We have a bunch of RedHat Enterprise Linux servers, and Windows workstations hooked up to Active Directory.

I was wondering how to setup RedHat so it would use ActiveDirectory to authenticate SSH user logins.


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up vote 5 down vote accepted

I'm a fan of Likewise Open because of easy AD integration, but you can configure this directly.

  • /usr/bin/system-config-authentication can be used to configure this in the GUI.
  • /usr/bin/authconfig can be used to configure this in the CLI.
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Crap, 8 seconds too slow! – Kyle Brandt Jul 16 '09 at 16:10
At least you have good taste :D – moshen Jul 16 '09 at 16:13

The problem with your answer moshen is that it doesn't actually provide any information as to how to use these tools to do the configuration.

A link to walkthrough would have been more helpful to the original requestor. A link like for example.

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