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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.1.5 - Administration Guide

One Identity Privileged Access Suite for Unix Introducing One Identity Authentication Services Unix administration and configuration Identity management Migrating from NIS Managing access control Managing local file permissions Certificate Autoenrollment Integrating with other applications Managing Unix hosts with Group Policy
Authentication Services Group Policy
Group Policy Concepts Unix policies One Identity policies
Integrating with GPMC
Display specifiers Troubleshooting

Application integration

One Identity provides many applications with the same level of Active Directory integration that it provides for Unix-based operating systems. Specifically, One Identity One Identity Solution provides Active Directory-based single sign-on (and the closely associated reduced sign-on) for the following applications:

Table 22: Applications that integrate with Authentication Services
Application One Identity Provides...
SAP An SAP-certified single sign-on solution that enables an Active Directory login to provide seamless access to SAP GUI applications running on Unix or Linux. One Identity One also delivers single sign-on for any SAP NetWeaver application.
Java Native Java integration to deliver Kerberos (and thus Active Directory-based single sign-on) to any Java application running on any operating system or web server (including JBoss, Webthority, and WebSphere).
DB2 Integration to enable single sign-on for DB2 instances running on Unix or Linux.
Oracle databases Integration to enable single sign-on to Oracle databases running on Unix or Linux.
Kerberos-enabled applications You can bring any non-Windows application that is Kerberos-aware into the Active Directory "trusted realm."
LDAP-aware applications You can bring any non-Windows application that is LDAP-aware into the Active Directory "trusted realm" through a powerful LDAP proxy
Applications with an API You can integrate any application with an authentication API (such as GSSAPI) with Active Directory for single sign-on

One Identity Resource Central application integration

Resource Central provides information on each of the following applications that integrate with Authentication Services.

Table 23: Integrated application information
Application One Identity Integrates with...
OpenSSH OpenSSH, an open-source implementation of the SSH protocol, provides password-less, secure, encrypted remote login and file transfer services for Authentication Services.
PuTTY PuTTY, an open-source Secure Shell (SSH) client for Microsoft Windows.
Apache (mod_auth_vas) mod_auth_vas is an authentication and authorization module for use with the Apache web server. Derivatives including IBM HTTP Server and Oracle HTTP Server are also supported.
Samba Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that allows Unix servers to provide file and print services SMB/CIFS clients, including the numerous versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Authentication Services Apps Authentication Services Apps consists of TELNET, FTP, RSH/RCP clients and servers packaged for Authentication Services-enabled platforms. These tools give users the benefits of single sign-on for the more traditional remote access tools.

See One Identity Resource Central for detailed installation and usage instructions for each application.

Managing Unix hosts with Group Policy

Authentication Services extends Group Policy to Unix, Linux and Mac OS X. Authentication Services Group Policy provides policies to manage a wide array of configuration settings, files, scripts and applications.

Note: For more information about managing your Mac OS X clients with Group Policy, see the Authentication Services Mac OS X/macOS Administration Guide.

Authentication Services Group Policy

The Microsoft Group Policy management solution is included as an integral part of the Microsoft Windows Server and allows administrators to define configurations for both Windows servers and desktops. Windows Administrators can use Group Policy to set policies that apply across a given site, domain, or range of organizational units (OUs) in Active Directory.

Group Policy allows administrators to use Microsoft Group Policy to manage configuration settings for non-Windows operating systems and applications. Authentication Services allows Group Policy to become a single integrated tool for managing resource configuration in your enterprise, Windows and non-Windows alike.

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