Authentication provider features

You can configure authentication providers for your environment.

Authentication providers support a mix of the features described in the following table.

Feature
Description
Authentication
All authentication providers support cleartext authentication. You can configure some providers to support NTLM or Kerberos authentication also.
Users and groups
OneFS provides the ability to manage users and groups directly on the cluster.
Netgroups
Specific to NFS, netgroups restrict access to NFS exports.
UNIX-centric user and group properties
Login shell, home directory, UID, and GID. Missing information is supplemented by configuration templates or additional authentication providers.
Windows-centric user and group properties
NetBIOS domain and SID. Missing information is supplemented by configuration templates.