Stories by Jonathan Roberts

Fedora's FreeIPA offers identity, security services

Fedora 9, released last month, included the first release of FreeIPA, a new free/open source project that comes out of Red Hat with the goal of becoming a complete and integrated security information management solution. In this article we take a look at exactly what FreeIPA is, both what it can do now and what its developers hope it will be capable of in the future. It seems destined to become a key feature of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and with Fedora 9 released and FreeIPA tightly integrated, now seems to be the perfect time to explore this new technology.