windows security and directory service for unix

We are trying to use AD for unix, so we can achieve single sign on for users. I have no clue where to start, what is the best approch to do this? can anyone point me to the right directions?

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Giuseppe 'Pino' De FrancescoSnr. Solutions ArchitectCommented:
Linux is able to certify the users querying windows AD. With any distro you got a Config Manager. In the Security section you'll find the Authentication Type you want to use (Win Domain in this case). Usually that'all.


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katie_miguelAuthor Commented:

thanks. how about the AD4Unix? i've been reading some articles about it. does it work well?

Giuseppe 'Pino' De FrancescoSnr. Solutions ArchitectCommented:
I've not used it, so I'm not able to tell you how this works (fine or not), but is just a schema extension and the project seems abandoned, so I do not advice you to use it. The best way ever is to use the methods integrated in the OS (so also well maintained) in a production environment.

Giuseppe 'Pino' De FrancescoSnr. Solutions ArchitectCommented:
On the Microsoft side (I forgot because I prefer Linux ;) ) you can use MIIS:

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