On Thu, 2012-07-19 at 07:36 -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-07-19 at 00:53 +0000, Steven Jones wrote:
> > > Actually its pam....unless IPA is as well.
> > > 
> > > Which makes sense then to have an application run < 500 so inherently it 
> > > cannot be logged into via ssh....
> > 
> > Well, it's possible to configure your system to allow logging in to
> > users below 500, but it's not recommended. The real risk is of having
> > system services with an ID that conflicts with a user.
> In general we do not recommend to set ids on your own, let ipa choose
> IDs unless you have a constraint that prevents you from letting that
> happen.

Does this mean that it's impossible to have IPA authenticate the oracle user or 
any other user that is normally below 500?

Our security team is asking that we manage the passwords of oracle and other 
users centrally.  Can IPA do this for me?



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