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Open source takes on Active Directory

Coming out of RedHat ecosystem is FreeIPA , a self-styled integrated security information management solution . IPA stands for Identity, Policy, Audit. Make no mistake - there is no PaidIPA, and FreeIPA is a take on Active Directory, combining the OS...
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Single authority principle

One of the biggest issues in today's IT architectures is overengineering. Excessively complicated solutions are bound to be less reliable and secure. Any other component in a solution is potential point of failure. Well, not necessarily in terms of...
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Architecting enterprise for federated identity

InfoCard is the way to go. The concept is very well engineered. It is commonly accepted by various influentials of the IT industry, and some other industries (think of showbiz); it has a number of open-source implementations, as well as Microsoft one...
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