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Daily insights on directory services, IAM, LDAP, identity security, SSO, system management (Mac, Windows, Linux), networking, and the cloud.

USER MANAGEMENT

Remote User and Device Management

The IT environment is rapidly changing, and the management tools need to keep up. Learn how you can have remote user and device management in your company.

DIRECTORY-AS-A-SERVICE (DAAS)

Understanding Policies: Lock Screen

The JumpCloud Lock Screen Policy helps admins achieve compliance by controlling how long systems stay idle until they are locked down.

SYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Automate System Management

Managing systems is a must for IT, but the costs involved with it can dissuade some admins. Fortunately, there is a way to automate the process.

LDAP

Migrate to Cloud OpenLDAP

IT admins may be interested in migrating their OpenLDAP servers to a cloud-based LDAP platform to ditch the upkeep of legacy, on-prem hardware.

GROUP POLICY OBJECTS (GPOS)

Cloud GPOs (Group Policy Objects)

GPOs have always been a vital part of Microsoft AD's platform. Now that IT is moving to the cloud though, many admins are wondering if cloud GPOs exist.

DOMAIN CONTROLLER

Why Build a Domain Controller?

For years, the only domain controller has been on-prem Active Directory®, but with everything in the cloud, many are wondering if domain controllers are still relevant.

IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT (IAM)

SaaS Identity Management

A SaaS Identity management platform has been slow to join the as-a-Service market. But, the time has come for an all-inclusive identity management solution.

RADIUS

RADIUS Authentication for Macs

Implementing RADIUS authentication for Macs can be a headache for IT admins. Thankfully, there’s a way to consolidate the process with the cloud.