Microsoft Active Directory

I'm not exactly a huge fan of either Windows or Microsoft. But when it comes to Active Directory, I'll have to give credit where it's due. It's a pretty slick product that vastly simplifies the management of very large enterprise networks. And yes, it is possible to add Unix/Linux computers and their users to an Active Directory domain.

I've been keeping a dark secret, and I hope that you won't hate me for it. Before I got into Linux, I obtained my MCSE certification for Windows Server 2003. Mostly, my clients work with nothing but Linux computers, but I occasionally do need to use my MCSE skills. Several years ago, a former client needed me to set up a Linux-based Nagios server as part of a Windows Server 2008 ...

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