AD Integration on Linux

Having trawled through seemingly hundreds of howtos and tutorials, nothing seemed to work properly for me. I’m pretty sure I’ve got a very minimal and easy setup running now so I hope it’s of use to someone else.

Click AD Authentication on Linux to see the wiki page

Forget all that. Just install a newer distribution and use sssd. I’ve done this successfully on Scientific Linux 6 and Fedora 13. Follow the instructions here. The only change I made was:

chpass_provider = krb5

I still use the instructions here to set up Kerberos for Apache.

Too Many Things To Try

Having a really short attention span and a wide range of interests makes for lots and lots of things to try. Now I just need to figure out what to do with some of these: