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Learning RHEL Networking by Andrew Mallett

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Understanding Active Directory as an identity provider for sssd

In many ways, something this simple is very welcome on Linux; however, the simplicity is in masking the complex series of events and procedures that occur behind the scenes. It's now time to delve into what makes sssd work.

We first need to remind ourselves of all the configurations that we added in the only manual part of the process, that is, setting up the infrastructure services of time and DNS required for integration into the Active Directory. The following diagram shows the relationship between the RHEL server and Active Directory:

Understanding Active Directory as an identity provider for sssd

When we interrogated the Active Directory domain ...

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