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> On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 10:47:13AM -0300, tizo wrote:
> > I would like to know, if having configured trusts services between FreeIPA
> > and Active Directory, allow AD users to authenticate in services that are
> > only configured to authenticate against FreeIPA.
> > For example, having configured the trusts, if I have a mail server that is
> > using FreeIPA as its authentication method, can a user A from Active
> > Directory, who does not exist in FreeIPA, authenticate in the mail server?.
> It depends a bit on how the users authenticate exactly because IPA
> offers Kerberos and LDAP authentication.
> Kerberos should work out of the box because thats one of the trusts
> components, trusting Kerberos tickets from the other domain/realm.
> For LDAP authentication you should be able to find the users from the
> trusted domain in the compat tree below
> cn=compat,dc=your,dc=ipa,dc=domain . To authenticate the user you can
> do a LDAP bind with the DN form the compat tree and the password used in
Please note that the latter is valid only for FreeIPA 3.3 and later.
FreeIPA 3.0 does not support authentication over LDAP in the compat tree.
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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