Solaris is a popular proprietary UNIX distribution that is now developed, distributed and supported by Oracle. Originally developed by Sun Microsystems, which was acquired by Oracle in January 2010, Solaris runs on SPARC architecture as well as on Intel-based systems. More information can be found on the product website or on Wikipedia.
Using Active Directory as an identity and authentication repository for platforms is technically sound and can provide real benefits for end users and administrators.
The Centrify Suite centrally secures and manages Solaris systems — along with 400 other versions of Linux and Unix — by integrating them with your existing Microsoft Active Directory services. With the Centrify Suite you can:
Built on a common architecture, the Centrify Suite of solutions has been chosen by over 4500 enterprise customers worldwide for its quick-to-deploy, easy-to-manage next-generation technology. The Centrify Suite consists of Centrify DirectControl, Centrify DirectAuthorize, and Centrify DirectAudit, and is packaged in several editions depending on your needs.
Centrify DirectControl: Centralized Identity & Access Management
Centrify DirectAuthorize: Role-Based Access Controls & Privilege Management
Centrify DirectAudit: Detailed User Activity Auditing
The following table shows all Solaris versions supported by the Centrify Suite Standard Edition. Click the Show Details tab for a detailed of each version, including upcoming versions.
Centrify DirectControl Supported Operating SystemsShow More Detail Supported Recent Addition Early Access
|2.6, 2.7 (7), 8, 9, 10, 11 (Express 2010.11), 11 SPARC|
|9, 10, 11 (Express 2010.11) x86|
|10, 11 x86_64|
Centrify DirectControl Supported Operating SystemsShow Less Detail Supported Recent Addition Early Access
|2.7 (7) SPARC|
|11 (Express 2010.11) SPARC|
|11 (Express 2010.11) x86|