Identity Management Improvements in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3: Part 2
In Part 1 of this series, we looked at core improvements for Identity Management (IdM) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.3, as well as manageability and other improvements. In the second half, we’re going to look at interoperabilty, and Active Directory integration.
Enriched certificate management is an ongoing theme for several releases.
In the current release we focused on the following use case: assume you issue certificates for different purposes like devices, systems, services, VPNs, switches and so on, using IdM CA. If you have a single CA, all the certificates come from the same trust chain, so administrators have to explicitly limit the scope of the certificates to the environment they are used in to prevent cross pollination and misuse of the certificates issued for one purpose with a different service.
Read the entire article here, Identity Management Improvements in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3: Part 2
via the fine folks at Red Hat.