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 729 GitHub stars and 310 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to FreeIPA's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses FreeIPA?
10 companies reportedly use FreeIPA in their tech stacks, including Labs, Crunchr, and Dr.Max Ecom.
29 developers on StackShare have stated that they use FreeIPA.
Pros of FreeIPA
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Manages host and host groups
- 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
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