How to authenticate AD users on SLES/SLED
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Step 2: [OPTIONAL] It is possible to restrict which users in Active Directory can login, by their group membership. The easiest way to so this is below:
b. On SLES/SLED, Find out the SID number of the SSH group created in Step 2, use the command:
Output will look like this:
S-1-5-21-3169155090-2081415613-2343130028-1107 Domain Group (2)
The SID is the long S-xxx number, not including the "Domain Group (2)" portion.
auth required pam_winbind.so require_membership_of=S-1-5-21-3169155090-2081415613-2343130028-1107 krb5_auth try_first_pass
D. Users logging through ssh may need to use domain\user@host syntax.
For example, user "user1" on domain NET may have to use:
E. To check whether a user is a member of group "group1"
First find out the group id using the command format:
The output will look like this:
Then check the group membership list for the user:
The output will list group numbers which that user belongs to, like this:
10002 <-- this is the id of group1, so the user is a member
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- Creation Date: 18-Nov-2008
- Modified Date:16-Mar-2021
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