Authenticate RHEL 5 and 6 SSSD Using Kerberos and LDAP Against Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 R2

Published January 30, 2014 • Updated May 8, 2017


SSSD brought several authentication and authorization protocols under one roof.

Despite that, it can be tricky to configure RHEL 5 and 6 systems to authenticate with SSSD using Kerberos and LDAP against an Active Directory server. This post details the steps I took to set everything up.

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