Thanks John for reply. Ok. So basically it integrate various subsystems required to have a full fledged AAA system and give the end user a single controlling interface to control various components.
So will its webgui enable to control 389, Krb and Radius configurations too? Because if I see each of these components individually each needs to be setup separately with lot of pain. Thanks Chandan On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 12:23 PM, John Dennis <jden...@redhat.com> wrote: > On 05/11/2012 02:18 PM, Chandan Kumar wrote: > >> Hi All, >> >> I was considering different centralized authentication/authorization >> services such as FreeIPA, 389 and Open ldap to deploy into our network >> in order to have a good centralized user authentication/authorization >> machanism. I was wondering what are they key that FreeIPA provides as >> compared to other directory servies in terms of extra feature, ease of >> deployment and use etc. >> > > FreeIPA is an integrated solution that includes DNS, kerberos SSO, host > management, HBAC, role based authorization, integration with SSSD, > sophisticated group management, sudo support, certificate management, can > replace NIS and netgroups, supports replication for redundant servers, etc. > It supports both a scriptable command line utility set as well as a web > based GUI. The next version will include support for cross realm trusts > allowing for powerful integration with Active Directory. > > FreeIPA is built on top of 389 DS, MIT Kerberos KDC and the Dogtag > certificate management system. Openldap is well, just an LDAP server (some > assembly required). > > The whole idea of FreeIPA is to take the basic primitive services supplied > by an LDAP server but make it vastly more powerful by layering a lot of > sophisticated functionality on top it which is fully integrated and easy to > use. > > > -- > John Dennis <jden...@redhat.com> > > Looking to carve out IT costs? > www.redhat.com/carveoutcosts/ >
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