FreeIPA is an integrated Identity and Authentication solution for Linux/UNIX networked environments. A FreeIPA server provides centralized authentication, authorization and account information by storing data about user, groups, hosts and other objects necessary to manage the security aspects of a ...

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IPA vs just LDAP for Linux boxes - looking for a comparison

There are few (~30) Linux (RHEL) boxes and I'm looking for centralized and easy managed solution, mostly for control user accounts. I'm familiar with LDAP, and I deployed a pilot of IPA ver2 from Red ...
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VMWare vCenter/ESXi with FreeIPA instead of Active Directory?

Can vCenter authenticate against FreeIPA instead of Active Directory? If so, how would you set it up? We have a pure Linux environment (CentOS) and need to have vCenter and our VM's have the same ...
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Granting sudo access to a SELinux confined user in freeIPA

I'm using freeIPA to define RBAC, HBAC and sudo rules, as well as SELinux user mappings for a domain of a couple hundred virtual machines, where I need to grant different levels of access to several ...
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Migrate logcal linux users to FreeIPA ones

We have several Linux machine (running various versions of Fedora and CentOS, but that should not be relevant) with local users. Most of those local users are the same login name but might have ...
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Migrate logcal windows users to FreeIPA ones

We have several Windows machine (running 7, 8, and 10, but that should not be relevant) with local users. Most of those local users are the same login name but might have different UID/GID based on ...
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LDAP + KERBEROS + NFS. Why do I need idmapd?

What I am trying to do I have a freeIPA domain, with a few clients and a Synology NAS (also enrolled in freeIPA). I created a shared folder on the NAS, with NFSv4 + krb5 support. From the client, I ...