BeyondTrust Active Directory (AD) Bridge centralizes authentication and configuration management for Unix and Linux by extending Active Directory’s Kerberos authentication and single sign-on and Group Policy capabilities to these platforms.
AD Bridge Features & Capabilities
Active Directory Authentication: Enable users to use their Active Directory credentials (username and password) to gain access to Unix and Linux.
Group Policy: Extend the capabilities of native group policy management tools to include specific group policy settings for Unix and Linux — achieving a consistent configuration across the enterprise.
Auditing and Reporting: Leverage a centralized and secure reporting module with hundreds of built-in regulatory-specific reports.
Access Control: Centrally control access to non-Windows systems by defining which users are permitted to log on to which systems via Active Directory.
Single Sign-On: Seamlessly transition users from desktop to remote machines, or between systems, without the need to constantly re-enter credentials. By leveraging Kerberos, Active Directory’s authentication protocol, single sign-on is easy, regardless of platform.
Remote Smart Card Authentication: Perform smart card authentication without having to be physically next to the server to insert the smart card.