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Oracle Linux 8: How to Implement Active Directory Password Authentication for Users in Oracle Linux 8 Without Joining to the Domain (Doc ID 2713223.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux x86-64


This document explains steps to configure Oracle Linux 8 server to authenticate with Windows Active Directory Services without actually joining the server to the domain. This means, the user will exist in OL 8 server locally but without any password set locally. It will use password from Active directory while authenticating to Linux server.

Prior to implementing this, necessary configurations should be done in Windows Active Directory. This needs to be checked by specific Windows team for the corresponding customer environment.


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