Likewise Security Benefits
Source: Likewise Software
This paper describes how Likewise improves the security of Linux and UNIX computers by allowing computers to authenticate and authorize users through Microsoft Active Directory. This paper explores the security aspects of Likewise - how Likewise improves the security of Linux/UNIX systems. Likewise allows to use existing Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure to manage user accounts for both Windows and non-Windows systems. Likewise will help lower administrative costs and demonstrate regulatory compliance while simultaneously improving the security of network.