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Safeguard Authentication Services 4.2 - Release Notes

One Identity Authentication Services 4.2

One Identity Authentication Services 4.2

Release Notes

February 2019

These release notes provide information about the One Identity Authentication Services 4.2 release.

About this release

Authentication Services extends the capabilities of UNIX, Linux, and Mac systems to seamlessly and transparently join Active Directory and integrate Unix identities with Active Directory Windows accounts.

Authentication Services 4.2 is a minor release that includes:

  • Platform changes

  • Starling Two-Factor Authentication integration

  • Kerberos security and performance enhancements

  • Updated Smart Card support

For more information, see New features.

Supported platforms

The following table provides a list of supported Unix and Linux platforms for Authentication Services.

Table 1: Unix agent: Supported platforms

Platform

Version

Architecture

Amazon Linux AMI

 

x86_64

Apple macOS

10.12, 10.13, 10.14

x86_64

CentOS Linux

5, 6, 7

Current Linux architectures: s390, s390x, PPC64, PPC64le, ia64, x86, x86_64, AARCH64

Debian

Current supported releases

x86_64, x86, AARCH64

Fedora Linux

Current supported releases

x86_64, x86, AARCH64

FreeBSD

10.x, 11.x

x32, x64

HP-UX

11.31

PA, IA-64

IBM AIX

7.1, 7.2

Power 4+

OpenSuSE

Current supported releases

x86_64, x86, AARCH64

Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)

5, 6, 7

Current Linux architectures: s390, s390x, PPC64, PPC64le, ia64, x86, x86_64, AARCH64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

5, 6, 7

Current Linux architectures: s390, s390x, PPC64, PPC64le, ia64, x86, x86_64, AARCH64

Solaris

10.x, 11.x

SPARC, x64

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)/Workstation

11, 12, 15

Current Linux architectures: s390, s390x, PPC64, PPC64le, ia64, x86, x86_64, AARCH64

Ubuntu

Current supported releases

x86_64, x86, AARCH64

New features

The following is a list of new features and enhancements now available with Authentication Services 4.2:

  • Platform changes

    Authentication Services 4.2 provides additional Linux platform support for ARM processors, Microsoft Azure Active Directory Domain Services, and FreeBSD. For more information on using Authentication Services with Microsoft Azure Active Directory Domain Services, see One Identity Authentication Services KB article: 208427.

  • Starling Two-Factor Authentication

    Expand the capabilities of Authentication Services with the One Identity Hybrid Subscription, which offers immediate access to cloud-delivered features and services. Today this includes unlimited use of Starling Two-Factor Authentication to gain access to Authentication Services.

  • Kerberos security and performance enhancements

    Authentication Services 4.2 contains updated Kerberos libraries to include support for the latest Active Directory security options, such as Flexible Authentication Secure Tunneling (FAST).

  • Smart Card support

    Authentication Services 4.2 provides updated Smart Card support for Linux and Mac OS X platforms.

Deprecated features

Platform changes:

  • Unix agent: Some older platforms have been deprecated as they are removed from the mainstream support by the vendor. See Supported platforms for a list of currently supported platforms.
  • Windows management tools: Support for some older versions of Windows platforms have been removed. See Windows management tools requirements in the Authentication Services Installation Guide for a list of supported Windows platforms.

    In addition, starting with Authentication Services 4.2, only the 64-bit editions with .NET 4.5 is supported for all Windows platforms.

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