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Configuring SSSD on CoreOS Container Linux

Container Linux ships with the System Security Services Daemon, allowing integration between Container Linux and enterprise authentication services.

Configuring SSSD

Edit /etc/sssd/sssd.conf. This configuration file is fully documented here. For example, to configure SSSD to use an IPA server called, sssd.conf should read:

config_file_version = 2
services = nss, pam
domains = LDAP
id_provider = ldap
auth_provider = ldap
ldap_schema = ipa
ldap_uri = ldap://

Start SSSD

sudo systemctl start sssd

Make SSSD available on future reboots

sudo systemctl enable sssd