SSSD - System Security Services Daemon
SSSD provides a set of daemons to manage access to remote directories and authentication mechanisms such as LDAP, Kerberos or FreeIPA. It provides an NSS and PAM interface toward the system and a pluggable backend system to connect to multiple different account sources.
More information about SSSD can be found on its project page - https://github.com/SSSD/sssd.
SSSD is shipped as a binary package by most Linux distributions. If you want to obtain the latest source files, please navigate to the Releases folder on GitHub.
SSSD maintains two release streams - stable and LTM. Releases designated as LTM are long-term maintenance releases and will see bugfixes and security patches for a longer time than other releases.
The list of all releases is maintained together with SSSD documentation.
Building and installation from source
Please see the our developer documentation.
The most up-to-date documentation can be found at https://sssd.io.
Its source code is hosted at https://github.com/SSSD/sssd.github.io.
Please see the file called COPYING.
We maintain our presence on Twitter.
There are several ways to contact us:
- the sssd-devel mailing list: Development of the System Security Services Daemon
- the sssd-users mailing list: End-user discussions about the System Security Services Daemon
- the #sssd and #freeipa IRC channels on freenode: