Wow.. These sound like some amazing additions and enhancements, great
work! keep up the good job guys!
On Jul 19, 2013 5:57 PM, "Dmitri Pal" <d...@redhat.com> wrote:
> 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
> Directory Trust feature to existing environments:
> 1) Use POSIX attributes defined in Active Directory 
> With previous FreeIPA releases, users coming from Active Directory to
> managed machines were always assigned POSIX attributes (UID and GID) by
> algorithmic mapping.
> However, in some deployments, Active Directory users and groups already
> defined custom POSIX attribute values (UID and GID), which may then be
> leveraged on Linux machines via other 3rd party Active Directory
> solutions. Administrator may choose to keep the values to not disrupt file
> With FreeIPA 3.3, FreeIPA Active Directory Trust may be configured to use
> 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
> 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
> example older Linux machines, UNIX machines.
> With FreeIPA 3.3, Administrator may configure a compatibility LDAP tree
> will contain identities of the Active Directory users to the legacy
> 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
> 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
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