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KB-3051: How to force dzdo or sudo to re-authenticate an AD user after re-login?

Centrify DirectControl ,  

12 April,16 at 11:09 AM

Applies to: Centrify DirectControl version 5.1.0 and above on all platforms

Question:

How to force
dzdo or sudo to re-authenticate an AD user after a re-login?


Answer:

Starting in DirectControl 5.1.0 release, there are 2 new parameters in
/etc/centrifydc/centrifydc.conf that will clear the dzdo/sudo password timestamp on logout if set to true:

 
adclient.sudo.clear.passwd.timestamp: true
adclient.dzdo.clear.passwd.timestamp: true

These 2 parameters can also be applied with the following group policies:
"Computer Configuration"
-> "Centrify Settings"
  -> "DirectControl Settings"
    -> "Dzdo Settings"
       -> "Force dzdo re-authentication when relogin"

"Computer Configuration"
-> "Centrify Settings"
   -> "DirectControl Settings"
     -> "sudo Settings"
       -> "Force sudo re-authentication when relogin"

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