The district of Harz as a school authority recognized early, that a school has different needs to the public administration. Therefore the school IT is separated from the IT structure of the administrative district. Their structures enable them to remain flexible and to respond to the individual needs of the schools. A special school needs other applications and end devices than a grammar school. Nevertheless, both systems must be manageable and functional.
UCS 4.4 is out now with a focus on new features, higher security and ease of administration. With the application “Admin Diary”, UCS now supports administrators in making administrative activities traceable. For higher security, password policies can be defined more strictly and flexibly. UCS 4.4 has also added support for trusts, which enables the integration of services operated in Microsoft domains. Users can now enjoy an enhanced Self Service that eliminates the need for numerous admin …
In August, OpenLDAP celebrated its 20th birthday while RedHat and SUSE announced the discontinuation of this open solution. But in contrast Univention have announced that they will continue to support and use OpenLDAP.
SAML offers a web-based single sign-on for access to numerous services without the need to re-enter login data every time. The SSO mechanism takes over the authentication transparently in the background.
The increasing number of programs that employees in companies have to deal with day in, day out makes their work not only easier but also increasingly more complex. In addition, a higher number of applications also translates to an increasing security risk for the data in the corporate network.
This new article describes briefly the different configurations available with the new “UCS Active Directory Connection” tool, which ensures the trouble-free integration of UCS into existing Active Directory domains.