How to configure "shortnames" in IPA

Solution Verified - Updated -


IPA supports user & group resolution and user authentication in all domains to be possible by using only the short names without the domain component.
For example, admin instead of admin@linux.mylab.local or administrator instead of


IPA (ipa-server-4.5.0-21.el7_4.2.2.x86_64) in a trust relationship with an AD forest
SSSD (sssd-1.15.2-50.el7_4.6.x86_64)

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In