Data Centers

SolutionBase: Centralize Novell Open Enterprise Server and Windows authentication using Identity Manager 3

Start the Active Directory driver

On the Identity Manager server

Now, back on your Identity Manager server, on the Identity Manager Overview window, on the Microsoft Active Directory logo, click the red circle with the white bar and choose the Start Driver option. above illustrates.

Testing

Testing is easy. Create test users with different in both Active Directory and eDirectory and wait for a minute or two. If everything is working, you should see the new accounts show up in the alternate directory.

On your way

There is one thing I can safely say about Identity Manager: it's a complex piece of software that will take more than a few minutes to master. It's extremely powerful and, beyond my relatively simplistic example in this article, can help organizations maintain order from the chaos that is inherent in a heterogeneous computing environment.