Hi William,

SSSD and FreeIPA have been developed in tandem by pretty much the same
group from Redhat and are both part of the Fedora project (upstream RHEL).
It's unsurprising that SUSE are not mentioning FreeIPA because it is a core
component of RHEL marketed as IDM (
https://access.redhat.com/products/identity-management).

SSSD can be used to authenticate against many providers. AD and IPA are
just two examples.

Cheers,

Andrew
(no I'm not affiliated with Redhat :)

On 4 March 2017 at 01:10, William Muriithi <william.murii...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I just came across this document.
>
> https://www.susecon.com/doc/2015/sessions/TUT19343.pdf
>
> If you look at page 8, that diagram imply that kerberos provider can
> only be used against active directory back end.
>
>
> However, this Redhat article below recommended the solution above for
> an IPA setup. See the third page from the bottom.
>
> http://people.redhat.com/steved/Summits/Summit13/Summit_Handout13.pdf
>
> Would anyone be able to comment about the inconsistency? Both articles
> come from a reliable source, so not sure how to make of it.
>
> Regards,
> William
>
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