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informIT: Active Directory Solutions for Linux

Sep 19, 2005, 10:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

[ Thanks to Jason Perlow for this link. ]

"Historically, the path to Linux and Windows 2000 integration at the network level can be like the search for the holy grail: elusive, and wrought with difficulty and self-sacrifice. Rather than attempting to achieve this lofty goal in your average enterprise, more often than not, Linux systems are treated as a separate island onto themselves, with their own identity management systems, administrators, accounts, and applications.

"But it doesn't have to be that way. There are now a number of solutions you can use to link Linux systems with Active Directory, all with their own advantages and disadvantages..."

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