Quick way to bind CentOS 7/Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Active Directory

Using SSSD it’s relatively easy to bind a CentOS 7 or Red Hat Enteprise Linux 7 to Active Directory service. Install the needed binaries: yum install realmd sssd adcli Discover the domain: realm discover YOURDOMAIN Join the domain: realm join Continue reading Quick way to bind CentOS 7/Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Active Directory

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager: “Cannot find user account DOMAIN\username”

During the configuration of Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager I was stuck with the impossibility to add users from our Active Directory. I was always confronted to the error “Cannot find user account DOMAIN\username”. This error occurs when the user configured Continue reading Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager: “Cannot find user account DOMAIN\username”

Convert Active Directory pwdLastSet attribute to readable time

This Active Directory attribute pwdLastSet uses a timestamp that is stored as a large integer that represents the number of 100 nanosecond intervals since 1 January 1601. When we’re familiar with working with Unix epoch time, it is not really handy. Epoch is Continue reading Convert Active Directory pwdLastSet attribute to readable time

Disabling the password change/reminder for Active Directory accounts

When you’re asking your users to change their passwords from a website, it will be interesting to disable the ability to modify the password directly from the Mac OS X login window. The login window checks the expiration date of Continue reading Disabling the password change/reminder for Active Directory accounts