Supported authentication providers

You can configure local and remote authentication providers to authenticate or deny user access to a cluster.

The following table compares features that are available with each of the authentication providers that OneFS supports. In the following table, an x indicates that a feature is fully supported by a provider; an asterisk (*) indicates that additional configuration or support from another provider is required.

Authentication provider
NTLM
Kerberos
User/group management
Netgroups
UNIX properties (RFC 2307)
Windows properties
Active Directory
x
x
 
 
*
x
LDAP
*
x
 
x
x
*
NIS
 
 
 
x
x
 
Local
x
 
x
 
x
x
File
x
 
 
x
x
 
MIT Kerberos
 
x
 
*
*
*