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Old 08-21-2014, 07:13 AM   #1
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To Manage Server Password


Hi All,

I have 200 server running on Centos.I want to manage password of all these servers.I was searching for an opensource application that can manage password easily.I will refer my servers password from this app only.Also it will be great if it has an option to import data from excel.

Please suggest me an application.

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Old 08-21-2014, 09:06 AM   #2
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The best way is to use SSH keys. Then you only need to remember a passphrase (if you set one).
 
Old 08-21-2014, 10:08 AM   #3
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Hi All,
I have 200 server running on Centos.I want to manage password of all these servers.I was searching for an opensource application that can manage password easily.I will refer my servers password from this app only.Also it will be great if it has an option to import data from excel.

Please suggest me an application.
There are over 11 MILLION hits on Google for "how to manage passwords on multiple linux servers"...have you checked any of them? There are numerous tools like puppet and chef that can be used, and you can use ssh (as YankeePride13 said), to do this as well. You can also write a script (or use any one of the MANY that exist already), to change passwords/add and delete users on multiple servers. None of these options are hard to find.
 
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:28 AM   #4
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Start by not using passwords.
 
Old 08-21-2014, 10:32 AM   #5
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http://www.freeipa.org/page/Main_Page

This is the big daddy of linux identity management via Red Hat.
 
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Old 08-21-2014, 11:06 AM   #6
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I would suggest Kerberos.

It allows for a centrally managed authentication system that allows for a good auditing base. It also eliminates the need for any passwords - they are only used to decrypt limited lifetime credentials from the authentication server. After that, any needed credentials are obtained from the server automatically.
 
Old 08-22-2014, 03:26 AM   #7
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Hi All,

Thank you all for your valuable reply.It was really very helpful.



Thanks & Regards
Akhilesh
 
  


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