Users sometimes prefer to use emails or other alises when they authenticate. In some environments it is a requirement to be able to authenticate with an email address.
We already have a ticket to allow aliases for hosts and services #1365. This ticket calls for the similar functionality but for users.
SSSD counterpart: https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/ticket/2856
The plumbing work described in #3864 should be in place first for proper aliases support.
Ticket has been cloned to Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1328552
Metadata Update from @dpal:
- Issue assigned to mbabinsk
- Issue set to the milestone: FreeIPA 4.4
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