3.4. Third-Party Solutions

For the vast majority of environments, the functionality provided through Apple's native Active Directory plug-in will provide all that is needed for successful integration. However, there are numerous scenarios where functionality is needed outside of that provided through Apple's solution. Apple considers these edge cases for the most part, but if you need a feature such as multiple-Forest support (rather than simply multiple-Domain support, which is part of the Active Directory plug-in), or DFS, Microsoft's Distributed File System, then you may need to turn to a third-party solution.

3.4.1. Centrify's DirectControl

Centrify is a third party directory solution which includes server-side software to augment Active ...

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