From AD to LDAP through Virtualization: How Virtualization Addresses the Challenges of Authentication and Authorization Across Disparate User Directories

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For web single sign-on (SSO), and consistent enforcement of authorization across all applications, many web access management (WAM) packages offer an excellent and proven approach. However, they assume a relatively homogeneous identity environment. This white paper describes how virtualization solves the issue of directory integration with an approach that is cost effective, nonintrusive, and easy to deploy.

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