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Overview of Active Directory integration in ESX 4.1 and ESXi 4.1 (1021970)

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Purpose

This article provides an overview of Active Directory integration in ESX 4.1 and ESXi 4.1.

Resolution

Active Directory integration provides a more centralized and secure way to maintain user accounts in ESX/ESXi hosts and vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) appliances. Both ESX and vMA uses an agent from Likewise to connect to Microsoft Active Directory and to authenticate users with their domain credentials.
 
For advanced setup of this feature, see Configure a Host to Use a Directory Service in the ESX Configuration Guide.

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For related troubleshooting information, see See Also.

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