Chapter 23 Authentication Configuration

Table of Contents

23.1 About Authentication
23.2 About Local Oracle Linux Authentication
23.2.1 Configuring Local Access
23.2.2 Configuring Fingerprint Reader Authentication
23.2.3 Configuring Smart Card Authentication
23.3 About IPA
23.3.1 Configuring IPA
23.4 About LDAP Authentication
23.4.1 About LDAP Data Interchange Format
23.4.2 Configuring an LDAP Server
23.4.3 Replacing the Default Certificates
23.4.4 Creating and Distributing Self-signed CA Certificates
23.4.5 Initializing an Organization in LDAP
23.4.6 Adding an Automount Map to LDAP
23.4.7 Adding a Group to LDAP
23.4.8 Adding a User to LDAP
23.4.9 Adding Users to a Group in LDAP
23.4.10 Enabling LDAP Authentication
23.5 About NIS Authentication
23.5.1 About NIS Maps
23.5.2 Configuring an NIS Server
23.5.3 Adding User Accounts to NIS
23.5.4 Enabling NIS Authentication
23.6 About Kerberos Authentication
23.6.1 Configuring a Kerberos Server
23.6.2 Configuring a Kerberos Client
23.6.3 Enabling Kerberos Authentication
23.7 About Pluggable Authentication Modules
23.7.1 Configuring Pluggable Authentication Modules
23.8 About the System Security Services Daemon
23.8.1 Configuring an SSSD Server
23.9 About Winbind Authentication
23.9.1 Enabling Winbind Authentication

This chapter describes how to configure various authentication methods that Oracle Linux can use, including NIS, LDAP, Kerberos, and Winbind, and how you can configure the System Security Services Daemon feature to provide centralized identity and authentication management.