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Manage Linux users and client hosts in your realm from one central location with CLI, Web UI or RPC access
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What is FreeIPA?

FreeIPA is an integrated Identity and Authentication solution for Linux/UNIX networked environments. A FreeIPA server provides centralized authentication, authorization and account information by storing data about user, groups, hosts and other objects necessary to manage the security aspects of a network of computers.
FreeIPA is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
FreeIPA is an open source tool with 846 GitHub stars and 317 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to FreeIPA's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses FreeIPA?

9 companies reportedly use FreeIPA in their tech stacks, including Labs, Crunchr, and Infrastructure.

32 developers on StackShare have stated that they use FreeIPA.

FreeIPA Integrations

Pros of FreeIPA
Manages sudo command groups and sudo commands
Manages host and host groups

FreeIPA's Features

  • Built on top of well known Open Source components and standard protocols
  • Strong focus on ease of management and automation of installation and configuration tasks
  • Full multi master replication for higher redundancy and scalability
  • Extensible management interfaces (CLI, Web UI, XMLRPC and JSONRPC API) and Python SDK

FreeIPA Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to FreeIPA?
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