Make PA speak to AD without a User-ID Agent?

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Make PA speak to AD without a User-ID Agent?

In order to use AD-integration in the PA unit (setup security rules based on logged in user or which group the logged in user belongs to) one need today to setup a few additional servers running the User-ID Agent (unless you want this agent to be running straight on your AD-servers).

What would be nifty is if the PA unit could speak directly to the AD (using its own read-only account) without the need of any additional servers.

Is this perhaps already on the roadmap and is this even possible (I mean sure there is a mgmt-plane but I guess there is a reason for why the User-ID Agent of today is an external process instead of internal one)?

Or can this be done today already with lets say 4.1.1 (or the soon to be released 4.1.2)?

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L3 Networker

Re: Make PA speak to AD without a User-ID Agent?

currently this is not supported. you can create a enhancement request. i have checked internally and there is no roadmap for this at the moment.

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