eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Likewise Enterprise 4.0 - 'To Extend or Not to Extend'

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2008-01-15 Print this article Print

I had the option of extending my AD schema to include the Unix-friendly attributes that Microsoft introduced with Windows Server 2003 R2, or of leaving my AD schema alone.  
Likewise Enterprise and its open-source sibling, Likewise Open, enable administrators to extend the management embrace of Microsoft's Active Directory and Group Policy to Linux, Macintosh and Unix clients and servers.
As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.

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