On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 08:57:20AM +0200, David Sastre wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 6:05 AM, KodaK wrote:
> > Regardless, I need some help.  I need some help with comparisons
> > between FreeIPA and AD, and the problems and issues one might
> > encounter when trying to authenticate Unix machines against AD.
> > Anything that can show IPA being superior to AD for *nix
> > authentication.  Anything at all.  We have a similar number of AIX and
> > Linux servers.
> SELinux + sudo  centralized management doesn't exist at all in AD.

I guess it comes down to
- technical orientation of IPA: designed with linux/unix in mind, not windows
- open source, so all the default open vs. proprietary points apply:
        - no vendor lockin, if vendor decides not to continue the product
        you can take the source and do this for yourself
        - code can be audited
        - code seen by many eyes
        - ...


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