Wow.. These sound like some amazing additions and enhancements, great work! keep up the good job guys!
Aly On Jul 19, 2013 5:57 PM, "Dmitri Pal" <d...@redhat.com> wrote: > Hello, > > The FreeIPA team is happy to welcome you to a Fedora Test Day that is > being held on Thursday, July 25th. > > We would like to invite you to take part in testing of the upcoming > FreeIPA 3.3 > release containing 2 major improvements for easier deployment of FreeIPA > Active > Directory Trust feature to existing environments: > > 1) Use POSIX attributes defined in Active Directory  > > With previous FreeIPA releases, users coming from Active Directory to > FreeIPA > managed machines were always assigned POSIX attributes (UID and GID) by > algorithmic mapping. > > However, in some deployments, Active Directory users and groups already > have > defined custom POSIX attribute values (UID and GID), which may then be > leveraged on Linux machines via other 3rd party Active Directory > integration > solutions. Administrator may choose to keep the values to not disrupt file > ownerships. > > With FreeIPA 3.3, FreeIPA Active Directory Trust may be configured to use > these > attributes when Active Directory user authenticates to Linux machines. > > > 2) Expose POSIX data on legacy systems without recent SSSD > > Administrators may have a deployment of machines which cannot use the > recent > SSSD with Active Directory Trust support but would still like to be able to > authenticate with Active Directory user to these machines. This may affect > for > example older Linux machines, UNIX machines. > > With FreeIPA 3.3, Administrator may configure a compatibility LDAP tree > which > will contain identities of the Active Directory users to the legacy > systems. > These systems may then leverage standard LDAP authentication in this tree > allowing selected Active Directory users to authenticate. > > > To read more about the Test Day and suggested tests, see the following > link: > > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Day:2013-07-25_AD_trusts_with_POSIX_attributes_in_AD_and_support_for_old_clients > > Thank you for your help and participation! > > The FreeIPA team > >  http://www.freeipa.org/page/V3/Use_posix_attributes_defined_in_AD >  http://www.freeipa.org/page/V3/Serving_legacy_clients_for_trusts > > [IdM | IPA] FAQs: https://url.corp.redhat.com/idm-faq > Identity Management SME Team on Docspace > https://url.corp.redhat.com/sme-idm > Search the archives: post-office.corp.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/idm-tech > > > _______________________________________________ > Freeipa-users mailing list > freeipa-us...@redhat.com > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-users >
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