Course Outline


Overview of FreeIPA Features and Architecture

How Directory Services Work

Installing and Configuring a FreeIPA Server

Navigating the FreeIPA UI and CLI

Overview of Protocols Supported by FreeIPA

Understanding Kerberos Authentication

Enrolling a Client Machine

Managing Users

Understanding Host-Based Access Control (HBAC)

Controlling Access to Machines and Services

Authenticating an Application

Authorizing an Application

Working with Service Certificates

Managing Sudo Rules

Managing SSH User and Host Keys

Managing Kerberos Tickets

Integrating FreeIPA with Windows Active Directory

Replicating a FreeIPA Server

Backing Up and Restoring an FreeIPA Server

Migrating FreeIPA to a Different Server


Summary and Conclusion


  • Experience with the Linux command line


  • System administrators
  • Network engineers
  • System engineers
  14 Hours

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