eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Likewise Enterprise 4.0 - 'Prepare for Likewise'

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

To prepare my test user for cross-platform authentication and management, I visited a new, Likewise-specific tab that the product added to my Windows Server user properties dialog.
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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