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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.1.5 - Management Console for Unix Administration Guide

One Identity Privileged Access Suite for Unix Introducing One Identity Management Console for Unix Installing Management Console for Unix Preparing Unix Hosts Working with Host Systems Managing Local Groups Managing Local Users Active Directory Integration Authentication Services Integration Privilege Manager Integration Reporting Setting Preferences Security Troubleshooting Tips
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Authentication Services Integration

You can unlock these additional Active Directory features when you install Authentication Services 4.x on hosts you manage with the mangement console:

  • Join systems to Active Directory and implement AD-based authentication for Unix, Linux, and Mac systems.
  • Activate the Unix Account and Local User Accounts tabs on Active Directory user properties
  • Activate the Unix Account tab on the Active directory group properties.
  • Map a Unix user to an Active Directory user.
  • Create reports about Unix-enabled Active Directory users and groups.
  • Create Logon Policy for AD User and Logon Policy for Unix Host reports that show which user is permitted to log into which Unix host.

Note: See Configure Active Directory for Authentication Services for more information about setting up the console for full Active Directory functionality.

After you install the core version of Management Console for Unix, add and profile at least one host, and enable the Active Directory features (as explained in Enable Active Directory Features), take these steps to configure the mangement console for Authentication Services:

  1. Install Authentication Services on the Active Directory domain for which the console is configured.
  2. Configure Active Directory for Authentication Services.
  3. Choose to view the Authentication Services information in the mangement console.
  4. Check for AD Readiness.
  5. Install Authentication Services Software Packages on Host(s).
  6. Discover the Authentication Services license in the mangement console.
  7. Join to Active Directory.
  8. Configure Host Access Control

The following topics walk you through these steps.

Install Authentication Services

Install Authentication Services on each Windows Workstation you plan to use to administer Unix data in Active Directory.

To install the Authentication Services Windows components

  1. Mount the distribution media.

    Autorun starts automatically.

    Note: To start the Autorun installation wizard, you can also navigate to the root of the distribution media and double-click autorun Application file.

  2. From the Autorun Setup tab, click Authentication Services to launch the Setup wizard.

    The Authentication Services Setup Wizard starts automatically.

  3. Click Next at the Welcome dialog and follow the wizard prompts.

    The wizard leads you through the following dialogs:

    • License Agreement
    • Choose Destination Location
    • Ready to Install the Program
    • InstallShield Wizard Complete
  4. Leave the Launch Authentication Services option selected on the InstallShield Wizard Complete dialog, and click Finish to automatically start the Control Center.

Note: The first time you install Authentication Services in your environment, the Authentication Services Active Directory Configuration Wizard starts automatically to walk you through the process of configuring Active Directory for Authentication Services. If the configuration has already been performed when you click Finish, the Control Center launches.

Configure Active Directory for Authentication Services

To utilize full Active Directory functionality, when you install Authentication Services in your environment, One Identity recommends that you prepare Active Directory to store the configuration settings that it uses. Authentication Services adds the Unix properties of Active Directory users and groups to Active Directory and allows you to map a Unix user to an Active Directory user. This is a one-time process that creates the Authentication Services application configuration in your forest.

Note: To use the Authentication Services Active Directory Configuration Wizard, you must have rights to create a container in Active Directory.

If you do not configure Active Directory for Authentication Services, you can run your Authentication Services client agent in "Version 3 Compatibility Mode" which allows you to join a host to an Active Directory domain. (See Version 3 Compatibility Mode in the Authentication Services Administration Guide for details.)

When running Authentication Services in "Version 3 Compatibility Mode", you have the option in Management Console for Unix to set the schema configuration to use Windows 2003 R2. (See Configure Windows 2003 R2 Schema for details.) The Windows 2003 R2 schema option extends the schema to support the direct look up of Unix identities in Active Directory domain servers.

Configuring Active Directory for Authentication Services

This topic walks you through the Active Directory configuration process. If the Authentication Services application configuration already exits in your forest, skip this section.

To configure Active Directory for Authentication Services

  1. At the Authentication Services Active Directory Configuration Wizard Welcome dialog, click Next.

  2. At the Connect to Active Directory dialog:

    1. Provide Active Directory login credentials for the wizard to use for this task:

      • Select Use my current AD logon credentials if you are a user with permission to create a container in Active Directory.
      • Select Use different AD logon credentials to specify the Active Directory credentials of another user and enter the User name and Password.

      Note: The wizard does not save these credentials; it only uses them for this setup task.

    2. Indicate how you want to connect to Active Directory:

      Select whether to connect to an Active Directory Domain Controller or ActiveRoles Server.

      Note: If you have not installed the ActiveRoles Server MMC Console on your computer, the ActiveRoles Server option is not available.

    3. Optionally enter the Domain or domain controller and click Next.

  3. At the License Authentication Services dialog, browse to select your license file and click Next.

    Note: You can add additional licenses later. (See Import Authentication Services Licenses for details.)

  4. At the Configure Settings in Active Directory dialog, accept the default location in which to store the configuration or browse to select the Active Directory location where you want to create the container and click Setup.

    Note: You must have rights to create a container in the selected location.

  5. Once you have configured Active Directory for Authentication Services, click Close.

    The Control Center opens. You can now begin using Control Center to manage your Unix hosts.

  6. From the Control Center, click the Management Console navigation link to open the mangement console log in page.

    Note: Refer to Launching the Management Console for other ways to open the mangement console

  7. To take advantage of the additional Active Directory features you get when you use the mangement console with Authentication Services, log in as Active Directory account in the Manage Hosts role and proceed to View the Authentication Services Agent Columns.

    If you have not configured the mangement console for Active Directory as explained in Active Directory Configuration, you will have to log in as supervisor.

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