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Use Existing LDAP Credentials For Single Sign-On

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Time required: 2 Hours

Objectives

Use an existing OpenLDAP server to provide single sign on access to a Red Hat Enterprise server.

Overview

Use Open LDAP and autofs to create a single sign on-solution. When completed, you can log in to your Linux server using SSO from the OpenLDAP server. Upon logging in using your SSO the user's home directory is also automatically added to the Linux system.

Scenarios

You have been tasked with creating a single sign-on solution using an existing LDAP server that you will have to identify.

As a result, you will need to configure AutoFS using SSO in order to mount a user's home directory once they sign on. Once completed, verify the user's home directory is mounted and you can sign on with the appropriate credentials.

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