A CLI intyerface for configuring system - authconfig

A CLI interface for configuring system authentication resources. More information: 2.2. Using authconfig Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 | Red Hat Customer Portal.

  • Display the current configuration (or dry run):

authconfig --test

  • Configure the server to use a different password hashing algorithm:

authconfig --update --passalgo={{algorithm}}

  • Enable LDAP authentication:

authconfig --update --enableldapauth

  • Disable LDAP authentication:

authconfig --update --disableldapauth

  • Enable Network Information Service (NIS):

authconfig --update --enablenis

  • Enable Kerberos:

authconfig --update --enablekrb5

  • Enable Winbind (Active Directory) authentication:

authconfig --update --enablewinbindauth

  • Enable local authorization:

authconfig --update --enablelocauthorize