As an update to my previous post “Linux SSH + PAM + LDAP + 2003 R2 AD Deployment“, SSSD is now part of the base RHEL6 repository (soon CentOS6 as well) which makes it much faster and easier to implement LDAP/AD authentication. In regards to configuring Active Directory, not too much has changed since my previous post so you’ll need to hit up the previous guide for a complete guide. So lets get to it..
I found Subversion (svn) over HTTP to be very easy to deploy on top of our existing setup, and only took about 15 minutes. It simplifies user management by allowing us to manage users through Active Directory, and makes it easier on staff by using URLs for access. Here is a quick demonstration on a Fedora 9 box, assuming you have already performed a basic or default apache install. Continue reading
Often I find my self working in a department where the skill sets of individuals varies significantly, and my current position is no different. While there is nothing wrong with this, there have been several occasions (like being on vacation), where help desk personnel or other less savvy users are called upon to perform basic functions . Continue reading