What is SSSD Active Directory?

What is SSSD Active Directory?

What is SSSD Active Directory?

The System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) is a system service to access remote directories and authentication mechanisms. It connects a local system (an SSSD client) to an external back-end system (a domain).

How do I authenticate Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Active Directory using SSSD?

1.4. 1. Discovering and joining an AD Domain using SSSD

  1. Ensure that the following ports on the RHEL host are open and accessible to the AD domain controllers. Table 1.1.
  2. Ensure that you are using the AD domain controller server for DNS.
  3. Verify that the system time on both systems is synchronized.

How does RHEL 7 integrate with Active Directory?

How to Integrate RHEL 7 or CentOS 7 with Windows Active Directory

  1. Step:1 Install the required packages using yum command.
  2. Step:2 Now Join Windows Domain or Integrate with AD using realm command.
  3. Step:3. Check and Verify AD users on REHL 7 or CentOS 7 Servers.
  4. Step:4 Sudo rights for AD users on CentOS 7 or RHEL 7.

Is SSSD necessary?

7.1. SSSD optionally keeps a cache of user identities and credentials retrieved from remote services. With SSSD, it is not necessary to maintain both a central account and a local user account for offline authentication. Remote users often have multiple user accounts.

Does SSSD use Kerberos?

SSSD assumes that the Kerberos KDC is also a Kerberos kadmin server. However, it is very common for production environments to have multiple, read-only replicas of the KDC, but only a single kadmin server (because password changes and similar procedures are comparatively rare).

Why SSSD is configured?

The System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) provides access to remote identity and authentication providers. Providers are configured as back ends with SSSD acting as an intermediary between local clients and any configured back-end provider.

Does SSSD use LDAP?

The System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) is a service which provides access to different identity and authentication providers. You can configure SSSD to use a native LDAP domain (that is, an LDAP identity provider with LDAP authentication), or an LDAP identity provider with Kerberos authentication.