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NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux 5.

25.4. Command Line Version

The Authentication Configuration Tool can also be run as a command line tool with no interface. The command line version can be used in a configuration script or a kickstart script. The authentication options are summarized in Table 25.1, “Command Line Options”.

Tip

These options can also be found in the authconfig man page or by typing authconfig --help at a shell prompt.

Option Description
--enableshadow Enable shadow passwords
--disableshadow Disable shadow passwords
--enablemd5 Enable MD5 passwords
--disablemd5 Disable MD5 passwords
--enablenis Enable NIS
--disablenis Disable NIS
--nisdomain=<domain> Specify NIS domain
--nisserver=<server> Specify NIS server
--enableldap Enable LDAP for user information
--disableldap Disable LDAP for user information
--enableldaptls Enable use of TLS with LDAP
--disableldaptls Disable use of TLS with LDAP
--enableldapauth Enable LDAP for authentication
--disableldapauth Disable LDAP for authentication
--ldapserver=<server> Specify LDAP server
--ldapbasedn=<dn> Specify LDAP base DN
--enablekrb5 Enable Kerberos
--disablekrb5 Disable Kerberos
--krb5kdc=<kdc> Specify Kerberos KDC
--krb5adminserver=<server> Specify Kerberos administration server
--krb5realm=<realm> Specify Kerberos realm
--enablekrb5kdcdns Enable use of DNS to find Kerberos KDCs
--disablekrb5kdcdns Disable use of DNS to find Kerberos KDCs
--enablekrb5realmdns Enable use of DNS to find Kerberos realms
--disablekrb5realmdns Disable use of DNS to find Kerberos realms
--enablesmbauth Enable SMB
--disablesmbauth Disable SMB
--smbworkgroup=<workgroup> Specify SMB workgroup
--smbservers=<server> Specify SMB servers
--enablewinbind Enable winbind for user information by default
--disablewinbind Disable winbind for user information by default
--enablewinbindauth Enable winbindauth for authentication by default
--disablewinbindauth Disable winbindauth for authentication by default
--smbsecurity=<user|server|domain|ads> Security mode to use for Samba and winbind
--smbrealm=<STRING> Default realm for Samba and winbind when security=ads
--smbidmapuid=<lowest-highest> UID range winbind assigns to domain or ADS users
--smbidmapgid=<lowest-highest> GID range winbind assigns to domain or ADS users
--winbindseparator=<\> Character used to separate the domain and user part of winbind usernames if winbindusedefaultdomain is not enabled
--winbindtemplatehomedir=</home/%D/%U> Directory that winbind users have as their home
--winbindtemplateprimarygroup=<nobody> Group that winbind users have as their primary group
--winbindtemplateshell=</bin/false> Shell that winbind users have as their default login shell
--enablewinbindusedefaultdomain Configures winbind to assume that users with no domain in their usernames are domain users
--disablewinbindusedefaultdomain Configures winbind to assume that users with no domain in their usernames are not domain users
--winbindjoin=<Administrator> Joins the winbind domain or ADS realm now as this administrator
--enablewins Enable WINS for hostname resolution
--disablewins Disable WINS for hostname resolution
--enablehesiod Enable Hesiod
--disablehesiod Disable Hesiod
--hesiodlhs=<lhs> Specify Hesiod LHS
--hesiodrhs=<rhs> Specify Hesiod RHS
--enablecache Enable nscd
--disablecache Disable nscd
--nostart Do not start or stop the portmap, ypbind, or nscd services even if they are configured
--kickstart Do not display the user interface
--probe Probe and display network defaults

Table 25.1. Command Line Options


 
 
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