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KB-7733:Does Centrify need SSSD(System Security Services Daemon)?

Centrify DirectControl ,  

16 January,17 at 08:31 PM

Applies to:
Centrify Direct Control for Unix/Linux on all platforms

Question:
Does Centrify need SSSD(System Security Services Daemon)?

Answer:
SSSD(System Security Services Daemon) is a system daemon. Its primary function is to provide access to identity and authentication remote resource through a common framework that can provide caching and offline support to the system.

Centrify has its own PAM module to handle user authentication.It doesn't need SSSD.A pluggable authentication module (PAM) is a mechanism to integrate multiple low-level authentication schemes into a high-level application programming interface (API). It allows programs that rely on authentication to be written independently of the underlying authentication scheme.

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