Chapter 22 Authentication Configuration

Table of Contents

22.1 About Authentication
22.2 About Local Oracle Linux Authentication
22.2.1 Configuring Local Access
22.2.2 Configuring Fingerprint Reader Authentication
22.2.3 Configuring Smart Card Authentication
22.3 About IPA
22.3.1 Configuring IPA
22.4 About LDAP Authentication
22.4.1 About LDAP Data Interchange Format
22.4.2 Configuring an LDAP Server
22.4.3 Replacing the Default Certificates
22.4.4 Creating and Distributing Self-signed CA Certificates
22.4.5 Initializing an Organization in LDAP
22.4.6 Adding an Automount Map to LDAP
22.4.7 Adding a Group to LDAP
22.4.8 Adding a User to LDAP
22.4.9 Adding Users to a Group in LDAP
22.4.10 Enabling LDAP Authentication
22.5 About NIS Authentication
22.5.1 About NIS Maps
22.5.2 Configuring an NIS Server
22.5.3 Adding User Accounts to NIS
22.5.4 Enabling NIS Authentication
22.6 About Kerberos Authentication
22.6.1 Configuring a Kerberos Server
22.6.2 Configuring a Kerberos Client
22.6.3 Enabling Kerberos Authentication
22.7 About Pluggable Authentication Modules
22.7.1 Configuring Pluggable Authentication Modules
22.8 About the System Security Services Daemon
22.8.1 Configuring an SSSD Server
22.9 About Winbind Authentication
22.9.1 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.