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FreeIPA

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 Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
FreeIPA is an open source tool with 356 GitHub stars and 198 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to FreeIPA's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses FreeIPA?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use FreeIPA in their tech stacks, including Tracon, XB6WWBRHJ+m38$oRRaievvft&ZnxM{Wosc/ksZqdJ2;6fr;3w=Y6ntsX=34Z^Jb7, and Crunchr.

Developers

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Why developers like FreeIPA?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use FreeIPA
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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?
Keycloak
It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box.
Centrify
It is privileged identity management and identity as a service solutions stop the breach by securing access to hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services.
OpenLDAP
It is a free, open-source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. Lightweight Directory Access is an application protocol that is used to crosscheck information on the server end.
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
CentOS
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
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