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Wednesday, October 15 • 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Identity Management Scaling Up and Out - Jan Pazdziora, Red Hat

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In large organizations, identities need to be managed centrally, both to avoid the overhead of maintaining multiple user databases and to support seamless access of all members of the organization to systems and services, while being able to control the access in flexible ways.  Linux-only solutions now evolve to integrate with Active Directory, single-organization setups expand to federate with other identity providers, and OS-level identity, authentication, and access control become usable for applications and higher pieces of the infrastructure as well. In this talk, we will explore new setups made possible by latest development in cross-forest realm trust support in FreeIPA and sssd, federated identity and authentication providers, and using both not just for ssh and other operations in operating system, but consuming the results in infrastructure management tools and end user Web applications alike.

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Jan Pazdziora

Sr. Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Jan is member of Red Hat's Identity Management group. He focuses on enabling the use of external identity and authentication providers in projects and products, making it easier to deploy the software in large organizations, as well as finding better ways to structure new applica... Read More →

Wednesday October 15, 2014 3:30pm - 4:20pm CEST
Room 110

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