Managing Linux Users the Active Directory Way
Centrify's DirectControl Suite 3 allows administrators to add Linux to their server mix and still use Active Directory to manage users.So you want to manage Linux users, but your system administrators are lost without Microsofts Active Directory? Centrify has an answer: Centrify DirectControl Suite 3. With this program, you can use AD to integrate Unix, Linux, Mac, J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition), and LAMP- (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl/Python) based Web applications. The program also provides support for Web-based single sign-on and federated identity management. It does this by leveraging Microsofts recently released ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services), which is included in Windows Server 2003 R2.
DirectControl 3 also integrates with Unix- and Linux-based open-source infrastructure programs such as Samba and OpenSSH. The program supports 64-bit systems and the Windows Server 2003 R2 UNIX schema.