A daemon to manage identity, authentication and authorization for centrally-managed systems.
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.
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.
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