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I'm not sure if anybody else hosts with RackSpace and/or uses Centrify, but if you do, maybe you can answer my question. My group would like to control RackSpace ( login portal with Centrify (Active Directory) credentials, e.g., tie our AD accounts to RackSpace. I currently have a discussion up on RackSpace's "forums" but it's not getting any activity. I realize this is a pretty general question, but I will gladly supply any details that are lacking.

Thanks a bunch,


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Brian, this question is very ambiguous. I use Centrify, in my experience "it just works", and works very well at that. But how that relates to your Rackspace logins is unclear from the question. – Matt Oct 6 '11 at 6:12

That's not going to happen. Rackspace's portal doesn't tie to their AD platform at all, so there's no way that you'll be able to tie your AD to the portal.

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I don't see the reason why that should not happen. Given Brian's question, it is possible in several ways: * install their own AD server in Rackspace, let the other server use the AD credential * connect the AD server in Brian's company to the UNIX/Linux server's Centrify through ADFS/SAML Your answer is based on connecting to Rackspace AD, while Brian's question is about connecting to their company's AD ("our AD accounts"). – Daniel Baktiar Apr 3 '12 at 3:53
Given that he is talking about modifying the customer portal to work off of AD accounts there's no way that RackSpace is going to allow that to happen off of his domain accounts. – mrdenny Apr 3 '12 at 5:56