Centrify CloudTools are an integrated collection of free tools that let organizations dynamically apply Active Directory-based authentication and access control to Linux systems running within cloud hosting providers such as Amazon EC2 and the RightScale Cloud Management Platform. Used in conjunction with the Centrify Suite or Centrify Suite Express, Centrify CloudTools enable an enterprise-out approach that establishes Active Directory as the center of trust between enterprise and cloud servers, whether private or hosted, to make them as secure and compliant as those in an on-premise data center.
See our white paper, Enforcing Enterprise-Out Security for Cloud Servers, for a full an overview of Centrify's solution for dynamically extending an organization's existing enterprise security infrastructure out to cloud-based UNIX and Linux systems.
Centrify CloudTools support a variety of Linux systems running within hosting providers such as Amazon EC2. Key components of Centrify CloudTools include: