Integrating Linux on System z environments into Active Directory with Centrify Suite

Learn how to leverage Active Directory on Linux for IBM System z to centrally manage and provision Linux users directly, authenticate users and provide single sign on, configure Linux using AD Group Policy, control access based on a user's role(s), and provide granular and privileged command ...


Hear from Corey Williams, Director of Product Management at Centrify, to find out how you can centrally manage Linux on System z users' identity, access and privileges using Microsoft Active Directory. Learn why more than 1,000 companies including 38% of the Fortune 50 have already implemented the Centrify Suite to improve IT efficiency, strengthen compliance initiatives and centrally secure their heterogeneous computing environment.

In this webinar, Corey will be specifically outline how to leverage Active Directory on Linux for IBM System z to:

  • Centrally manage and provision Linux users directly from AD
  • Authenticate users and provide single sign on
  • Configure Linux using AD Group Policy
  • Control access based on a user's role(s)
  • Provide granular and privileged command access without sharing the root password or using the su or sudo commands

This webinar will be of particular interest to the following attendees:

  • Administrators who are interested in learning more about how to reliably and robustly integrate with Active Directory
  • IT managers and architects who are interested in leveraging their existing investment in Active Directory to realize new value and costs savings
  • Security managers who want to ensure the compliance and adherence to security policies for systems deployed on Linux for System z

You can review the Centrify Suite product online at


Date: November 12, 2009

  • On-demand
Length: 01:00
Language: English
Audience: Business and Technical


Corey Williams Director of Product Management, Centrify Corporation

About Corey Williams: As Director of Product Management Corey oversees the strategic vision, tactical roadmap and company-wide go-to-market plan for Centrify's products. Corey is a veteran technology consultant and marketer, with more than 15 years' enterprise software company experience. Prior to joining Centrify, he has held senior sales, marketing and product management positions at Syndera (Tibco), webMethods (Software AG) and Hewlett Packard. Corey holds undergraduate degrees in Math and Computer Science as well as a Masters in Engineering and an MBA.