On Apr 13, 2011, at 1:00 PM, Dmitri Pal wrote: > On 04/13/2011 11:34 AM, Adam Young wrote: >> The FreeIPA.org Landing page needs a better description of the >> project. Can anyone suggest a One-Three line description that orients >> people to FreeIPA, assuming they know little/nothing about the >> project? Exl;ainig that it integrates Kerbers an LDAp is the second >> step, but it really is an implementation detail. >> >> I typacilly tell people that we do for Linux systems what Active >> Directory does for Windows systems. This explanation works for people >> familiar with AD, and then we can talk about how IPA is built on open >> source code and open standards. >> >> >> The closest we have4 right now is >> >> "FreeIPA is an integrated security information management solution >> ..." this is a good start, but is a little generic. >> >> I'll throw this out as a strawman: >> >> FreeIPA is a centralized management solution for Users and Computers. >> Built on Open Standards and open source software, IPA allows you to >> securely establish policy for access to the resources in your >> organization. >> >> > > FreeIPA is a centralized identity management and authentication solution > built on open standards leveraging proven technologies. It is a > authentication and identity hub with focus towards the needs of the > Linux/Unix clients.
FreeIPA is a scalable centralized identity management framework. It is built on open standards that provide authentication and authorization with a focus towards the needs of the Linux/Unix clients . --- Scalable authorization is a big one that has yet to be properly solved in the Linux Community for a central directory. It should be captured in our description. > >> >> I challenge you to come up with a better one. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Freeipa-devel mailing list >> Freeipafirstname.lastname@example.org >> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-devel >> >> > > > -- > Thank you, > Dmitri Pal > > Sr. Engineering Manager IPA project, > Red Hat Inc. > > > ------------------------------- > Looking to carve out IT costs? > www.redhat.com/carveoutcosts/ > > > > _______________________________________________ > Freeipa-devel mailing list > Freeipaemail@example.com > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-devel _______________________________________________ Freeipa-devel mailing list Freeipafirstname.lastname@example.org https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-devel