* Forefront Identity Manager
Manage and Protect Vital Information
Active Directory helps you manage corporate identities, credentials, information protection, systemand application settings through the following technologies:
Active Directory Domain Services
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), formerly known as Active Directory Domain Services, is thecentral location for configuration information, authentication requests, and information about all of the objects that are stored within your forest. Using Active Directory, you can efficientlymanage users, computers, groups, printers, applications, and other directory-enabled objects from one secure, centralized location.
Active Directory Rights Management Services
Your organization’sintellectual property should be safe and highly secure. Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), a component of Windows Server 2008 R2, is available to help make sure that only thoseindividuals who need to view a file can do so. AD RMS can protect a file by identifying the rights that a user has to the file. Rights can be configured to allow a user to open, modify, print, forward, ortake other actions with the rights-managed information. With AD RMS, you can now safeguard data when it is distributed outside of your network.
Active Directory Federation Services
Active DirectoryFederation Services is a highly secure, highly extensible, and Internet-scalable identity access solution that allows organizations to authenticate users from partner organizations. Using AD FS inWindows Server 2008 R2, you can simply and very securely grant external users access to your organization’s domain resources. AD FS can also simplify integration between untrusted resources and domainresources within your own organization.
Active Directory Certificate Services
Most organizations use certificates to prove the identity of users or computers, as well as to encrypt data during...