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Getting Started with oVirt 3.3 by Alexey Lesovsky

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Authentication via an external directory service

After oVirt is up and running, there is a default authentication domain that stores the internal administrator account. But this domain cannot be used to create new accounts. To add new users to the oVirt environment, oVirt Engine has to connect to the directory service. oVirt supports user authentication through the IPA or Active Directory. For enabling and using external directory services, we need to use the engine-manage-domains command-line utility. This utility can manage domains provided by these directory services. oVirt allows the use of multiple domains.

It should be noted that the engine-manage-domains utility, in the process of connecting, performs checking of the availability of certain ...

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