Active Directory Bridge

Consolidated Identity for Linux and UNIX

Unify your IT infrastructure by consolidating identity, authentication and access management for Linux and UNIX within Microsoft Active Directory.


The Simplicity of a Single Identity. The Power of Active Directory.

  • Rapid identity consolidation
    Consolidate user identities for over 450 platforms into Active Directory with a non-intrusive solution that streamlines IT processes. Leverage existing investments in infrastructure and skillsets.
  • Individual accountability. Simplified compliance. 
    Associate access rights and privileges to individuals through their Active Directory accounts. Ensure accountability and enable comprehensive compliance reporting on who has access to what systems.
  • Reduce operational costs
    Reduce helpdesk burden by enabling single sign-on to over 450 Linux and UNIX systems.
  • Improve security with access controls
    Grant users the right to access only those systems required for business purposes based on their job role(s).
  • Administrative separation of duties
    Leverage the power of Centrify Zone-based access controls. Define administrative boundaries for sets of systems that have their own authorized users, administrators, and security policies. 

Active Directory Integration

Industry’s Most Popular and Powerful Active Directory Bridge

Natively join over 450 Linux and UNIX systems to Active Directory, turning the host system into a client. Secure systems using the same authentication and Group Policy services currently deployed for Windows systems. Leverage expertise gained through more than 5,000 customers and industry-leading support to manage the complexity and nuance of enterprise Active Directory environments.  Download Express for UNIX and Linux for free.

Centralized Identity and Access Management

Consolidate User Profiles. Enforce Separation of Duties.

Centrify's patented Zone technology consolidates complex and disparate non-Windows identities into Active Directory for greater security and manageability. No software is installed on domain controllers and no schema changes are needed to store UNIX identity data in Active Directory. Centrify Zones take advantage of Active Directory's own delegation model to ensure separation of administrative duties.

Migration and Automation

Thousands of Successful Deployments Enabled Through Powerful Tools

Built on the experience of more than 5,000 successful customers, Centrify delivers assessment, deployment, migration and management services, as well as innovative reporting tools and wizards. Time-saving automation is made easier with extensive CLI and scripting options.

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Active Directory Bridging
Centralized authentication and access control
Privilege Management
Role-based authorization and privilege escalation
Auditing and Compliance
Privileged session monitoring and compliance reporting
Server Isolation
Server isolation and protection of data-in-motion