Configuring Kerberos authentication

To ensure a secure communication between Linux BigFix server and Active Directory, use the Kerberos protocol.

To integrate the Linux BigFix server with the Windows Active Directory domain using LDAP with Kerberos authentication, perform the following steps:

  1. Ensure that the host names and the time service are set correctly in both the Linux BigFix server and the Active Directory server.
  2. Install the NSS and PAM libraries.
  3. Configure the Kerberos LDAP security and authentication.
  4. Modify the local LDAP name.
  5. Configure the NSS and PAM libraries.