IPA Server

  What is it?

  For efficiency, compliance and risk mitigation, organizations need to
  centrally manage and correlate vital security information including:

    * Identity (machine, user, virtual machines, groups, authentication
    * Policy (configuration settings, access control information)
    * Audit (events, logs, analysis thereof) 

  Since these are not new problems. there exist many approaches and
  products focused on addressing them. However, these tend to have the
  following weaknesses:

    * Focus on solving identity management across the enterprise has meant
      less focus on policy and audit.
    * Vendor focus on Web identity management problems has meant less well
      developed solutions for central management of the Linux and Unix
      world's vital security info. Organizations are forced to maintain
      a hodgepodge of internal and proprietary solutions at high TCO.
    * Proprietary security products don't easily provide access to the
      vital security information they collect or manage. This makes it
      difficult to synchronize and analyze effectively. 

  The Latest Version

  Details of the latest version can be found on the IPA server project
  page under <>.


  The most up-to-date documentation can be found at

  Quick Start

  To get started quickly, start here:


  Please see the file called COPYING.


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