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Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EX200 and EX300) by Sander van Vugt

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Appendix D. Setting Up Identity Management

To prepare for the RHCSA and RHCE exams, you need to use a server that provides Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Kerberos services. The configuration of these services, by itself, is not an exam topic; however, it isn’t hard to do either using the Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) solution, which implements the free IPA server. This appendix describes how to set up a free IPA server that can be used to provide services that are described in Chapter 6, “User and Group Management;” Chapter 24, “Configuring Time Services;” and Chapter 35, “Configuring a MariaDB Database,” of this book.

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FreeIPA conflicts with many other services. For that reason, make sure to use a clean (virtual) ...

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