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

AZURE

Is Azure AD an Identity Provider?

Having a central IdP has never been more important, but there’s confusion about how Azure AD provides Identity and Access Management (IAM) for IT Admins.

SSH KEY MANAGEMENT

What are SSH Keys?

SSH Keys are used all over the place, and if you work in IT you likely run across the term frequently. So what exactly are SSH keys?

USER MANAGEMENT

Automate User Provisioning

User provisioning through Active Directory in the age of cloud applications can be a pain. Fortunately, the right tool can help.

IDENTITY-AS-A-SERVICE (IDAAS)

IDaaS Basics: Identity Management Service

Today, just about anything is delivered “as-a-Service”. Through IDaaS, IT admins can increase control and security over identity infrastructure.

LDAP

On-Demand LDAP Server

Setting up on-prem LDAP servers represents an upfront cost, as well as ongoing costs. On-demand LDAP servers help mitigate both expenditures.

WINDOWS

Windows 7 End of Life (EOL)

With Windows 7 facing End of Life, the support for one of Microsoft’s most-loved OSs comes to a close. We discuss Windows 7 and your options.