Managing Directory Bindings

Adding a directory binding to the Jamf Software Server (JSS) is the first step to binding computers to a directory service.

You can add the following types of directory bindings to the JSS:

  • Microsoft's Active Directory

  • Apple's Open Directory

  • PowerBroker Identity Services (formerly called “Likewise”)

  • ADmitMac

  • Centrify

Adding a Directory Binding

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/16429203/Settings_icon.png .

  3. Click Computer Management.

  4. In the “Computer Management” section, click Directory Bindings images/download/thumbnails/16429203/Directory_Bindings.png .

  5. Click New images/download/thumbnails/16429203/New_icon.png .

  6. Choose the type of directory binding you want to add and click Next.

  7. Configure the directory binding using the tabs and options provided.
    The tabs and options provided match the ones in the third-party directory service software.

  8. Click Save.

Related Information

For related information, see the following section in this guide:

Binding to Directory Services
Find out how to bind computers to a directory service using a policy or Casper Remote.

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