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Does Active Directory Top Linux Authentication Options?

Oct 30, 2007, 10:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)

[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this link. ]

"While Microsoft's Active Directory (AD) is an effective play to circumvent the inherent central authentication foibles of Linux, getting the technology synced with servers has been a complex undertaking for IT practitioners, to say the least.

"The problems of authentication stem from Linux's Unix roots, said John Enck, research director at Stamford, Conn.-based research firm Gartner Inc..."

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