System-Level Authentication Guide

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

About System-Level Services for Authentication and Identity Management

Aneta Šteflová Petrová

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Filip Hanzelka

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Lucie Maňásková

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Marc Muehlfeld

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Tomáš Čapek

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Ella Deon Ballard

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Abstract

This guide covers different applications and services available to configure authentication on local systems.
In addition to this guide, you can find documentation on the features and services related to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Identity Management in the following guides:

The Linux Domain Identity, Authentication, and Policy Guide documents Red Hat Identity Management, a solution that provides a centralized and unified way to manage identity stores as well as authentication and authorization policies in a Linux-based domain.

The Windows Integration Guide documents how to integrate Linux domains with Microsoft Windows Active Directory (AD) using Identity Management. Among other topics, the guide covers various aspects of direct and indirect AD integration, using SSSD to access a Common Internet File System (CIFS), and the realmd system.