Chapter 5. Authentication and Interoperability

Support for DNS SRV records

DNS SRV record support has been added to the nss_ldap package.

Support for paged LDAP look-ups

SSSD is now able to perform a paged LDAP look-up to handle large number of records returned by a single request.

New SSSD configuration options

In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8, SSSD supports the following new configuration options in the /etc/sssd/sssd.conf file:

  • override_homedir
  • allowed_shells
  • vetoed_shells
  • shell_fallback
  • override_gid
For more information about these options, refer to the sssd.conf(5) manual page.