Local authentication of OceanStor 9000

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Local authentication enables OceanStor 9000 to authenticate users or user groups added to OceanStor 9000. This authentication mode is recommended when the AD, LDAP, or NIS domain authentication is not enabled or the number of access requests is small.
Local authentication has the following functions and restrictions:
- Local authentication users and user groups apply to CIFS file sharing and FTP file sharing.
- A local authentication user can belong to multiple local authentication user groups.
- A local authentication user group can house one or more AD domain users as well as one or more local authentication users.

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OceanStor 9000 authentication mode
OceanStor 9000 supports multiple authentication modes, such as anonymous access, local user authentication, AD domain authentication, client IP address authentication, client host name authentication, LDAP authentication, and NIS authentication. For details, see the figure on the right.

OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 client authentication mode
OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 supports the following client authentication modes: - Local authentication. - Active Directory (AD) domain server authentication - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) domain server authentication - Network Information Service (NIS) domain server authentication

NIS domain server authentication of OceanStor 9000
Network Integration Service (NIS) is a directory service technology that simplifies UNIX- and Linux-based desktop management. After joining an NIS domain, OceanStor 9000 supports access to and authentication of NIS domain users. NIS domain server authentication is applicable to NFS file sharing. If NIS domain server authentication is adopted, an NIS domain server must be available, and OceanStor 9000 and clients must join the NIS domain.

AD domain server authentication of OceanStor 9000
Active Directory (AD) is a type of directory service specific to Windows distributed networks. After joining an AD domain, OceanStor 9000 supports access to and authentication of AD domain users. AD domain server authentication is applicable to CIFS file sharing. If AD domain server authentication is adopted, an AD domain server and a DNS server must be available, and OceanStor 9000 and clients must join the AD domain.

LDAP domain server authentication of OceanStor 9000
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a TCP/IP-based network protocol used to search for network resources, control user access, and query authentication information. After joining an LDAP domain, OceanStor 9000 supports access to and authentication of LDAP domain users. LDAP domain server authentication is applicable to NFS file sharing. If LDAP domain server authentication is adopted, an LDAP domain server must be available, and OceanStor 9000 and clients must join the LDAP domain.

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