Active Directory Integration for Storage Systems

Leverage Active Directory to centrally manage access to Linux, UNIX and Mac file shares

In a mixed environment where both Windows and UNIX users need to access common files or directories, there is a need for a common security model to control access. Centrify provides solutions for centrally managing access to storage systems via Active Directory.

For Samba, a popular open source version of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol for UNIX and Linux, Centrify provides an enhanced version that has been recompiled to work seamlessly on a Centrify-managed system.

For third-party commercial storage systems, Centrify provides the following application notes that demonstrate how to configure those systems to work correctly with Centrify-managed systems: