provides a set of daemons to manage access to remote directories and authentication mechanisms. It provides an NSS and PAM interface toward the system and a pluggable backend system to connect to multiple different account sources as well as D-Bus interface. It is also the basis to provide client auditing and policy services for projects like FreeIPA. It provides a more robust database to store local users as well as extended user data.
Debug level to run the daemon with. 0 is the default as well as the lowest allowed value, 10 is the most verbose mode. This setting overrides the settings from config file. This parameter implies
Add a timestamp to the debug messages
Send the debug output to files instead of stderr. By default, the log files are stored in
and there are separate log files for every SSSD service and domain.
Become a daemon after starting up.
Run in the foreground, don't become a daemon.
Specify a non-default config file. The default is
/etc/sssd/sssd.conf. For reference on the config file syntax and options, consult the