Building Interoperable and Flexible Infrastructure with Windows, Solaris, and Linux
The Apache Directory Server facilitates interoperability by supporting standard protocols such as LDAP and Kerberos. This is both a tutorial and a reference for deploying heterogeneous infrastructure. This Interoperablity Tutorial is organized into trails - groups of lessons on a particular subject. While much proprietary and open-source software will be covered, a special emphasis will be placed on using Apache Directory as a "realm controller" to provide Kerberos-based authentication across Windows, Linux, and Solaris, including Linux Xen hosts and Sun GridEngine nodes.
A list of trails and the lessons within them.
Scan the master table of contents to quickly move to a particular topic, or to get an overview of every trail.
Our goal is to keep this tutorial as up-to-date as possible with the latest releases of open-source and proprietary software. If you find an error or some details lacking in the tutorial, please mail us the relevant information on the Apache Directory developer's mailing list, email@example.com. We will try to incorporate fixes to the errors in the next release of the tutorial.
Using ApacheDS as backend for user data
Using ApacheDS providing Kerberos Authentication ...
A Kerberized Grid
NFSv4 Automounted Home Setup
NFSv4 Client Mount Setup
NFSv4 Client Setup
NFSv4 Server Export Setup
NFSv4 Server Setup
Xen GridEngine Provisioning
Creating Service Principals with Active Directory
DNS Requirements for Active Directory
Exporting Keytabs from Active Directory
Kerberos Authentication in Windows
Kerberos Authentication Events
Configuration Admin with LDAP and DNS
Configuring a Realm
Configuring LDAP-backed Winbind IDMAP
DNS Catalog Configuration
HOWTO Add Network Time Protocol to Linux
HOWTO Realm Control
Locating Domain Controllers
Kerberos and Web Services
Kerberos Catalog Configuration
Installing Updated Kerberos PAM on Linux
Running the ApacheDS OSGi Build