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Safeguard Authentication Services provides additional tools to help you manage different aspects of migrating Unix hosts into an Active Directory environment. Links to these tools are available from Tools in the Control Center.
This topic instructs you to set up an Active Directory group by the name of "UNIXusers" referred to by other examples in this guide.
To create a new group in Active Directory
The Active Directory Users and Computers Console opens.
For Windows 7, you must You must have the Remote Server Administration Tools installed and enabled.
The New Object - Group dialog opens.
Note: The following procedure instructs you to use ADUC (Active Directory Users and Computers) to set up an Active Directory user by the name of "ADuser" referred to by other examples in this guide.
To create an Active Directory user account
The New Object - User wizard guides you through the user setup process.
You can modify the Unix attributes that are generated by default when users are Unix-enabled. To change the Login Shell you must have rights to create and delete child objects in the Safeguard Authentication Services application configuration in Active Directory.
To change the default Unix attributes
The window displays the current settings for Unix-enabling users, groups and the method used for creating unique IDs.
The Modify Global Options dialog opens.
The defaults are saved to Active Directory.
Note: Now, when you Unix-enable a user from Active Directory Users and Computers, PowerShell, or the Unix command line, the login shell defaults to /bin/bash. You can customize the other Unix defaults similarly.
The topics that follow show you how to perform Active Directory account administration from Management Console for Unix for hosts that are joined to Active Directory.