Thanks for the info. Now I will start working on to setup FreeIPA,
hopefully it heals rather than aggravating the pains :-)

Thanks
Chandan





On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 1:16 PM, John Dennis <jden...@redhat.com> wrote:

> On 05/11/2012 03:51 PM, Chandan Kumar wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>
> Excellent summary.
>
>
>  So will its webgui enable to control 389, Krb and Radius configurations
>> too?
>>
>
> The web gui controls 389 and KRB configuration and the data those services
> operate on.
>
> We currently do not support radius, however it's on the roadmap. A
> fundamental problem with radius is many of the authentication protocols
> used in radius require access to a cleartext password or hash. So far we've
> been assiduous in not storing and exposing this material for security
> reasons. There are possible solutions but we've decided there are more
> import features to address first.
>
>
>  Because if I see each of these components individually each needs
>> to be setup separately with lot of pain.
>>
>
> Absolutely, the pain threshold of setting those component up and getting
> them to play together is high. One of the primary design goals of FreeIPA
> is to eliminate those pain points so you can focus on administrating your
> user base.
>
>
>
> --
> John Dennis <jden...@redhat.com>
>
> Looking to carve out IT costs?
> www.redhat.com/carveoutcosts/
>
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