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Oracle Linux : How to Connect to an Active Directory Domain using 'realmd' (Doc ID 2400912.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


The scope of this document is to explain steps on how to configure Linux client using realmd to connect to an Active Directory (AD) domain.

realmd provides a simple way to discover and join identity domains. It configures Linux system services such as sssd or winbind to do the actual network authentication and user account lookups.

Please note if the system is part of an ExaData environment, then any packages installed as instructed by this document will require a re-installation in the event of future ExaData upgrades.


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