Active Directory Setup - an Overview

Historian Active Directory setup supports integration with complex models that include the following complexities:

  • Users and administrators may belong to different domains within a forest.
  • Domains may have sub-domains (multi-level) that need to inherit or refine on inherited permissions
  • Group names may be longer than average to cater for group differentiation

The Active Directory setup supports authentication and authorization of users as members of groups from trusted or sub-domains (including assigning appropriate Historian access rights in line with Historian security roles/groups access).

The following figure provides an overview of the Active Directory setup with eamples: