Identity Management with IPA Part II – Kerberized NFS service

In part one I was writing how to set up an IPA server for basic user authentication. One reason NFSv4 is not that widespreaded yet, is it needs Kerberos for proper operation. Of course this is now much easier thanks to IPA. Goal for the part of the guide Configure IPA to serve the NFS principle Configure NFS to use IPA Configure some IPA clients to use Kerberos for the NFS service Requirements A runing IPA service like discussed in ….Read More

Identity Management with IPA Part I

Red Hat released RHEL 6.2 on December 6th. From my point of view, the greatest news in the release is that IPA (or now called Identity Management) is now fully supported and available in the RHEL 6 base channel without additional subscription costs. Upstream project is freeIPA and is available trough the default Fedora repos. About central Identity Management IPA stands for Identification, Auditing, Policy. The focus in this article is on identification of users. In the past, there have ….Read More