Using Windows Active Directory Integration (Advanced) - Security Center 5.11

Security Center Hardening Guide 5.11

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By synchronizing Windows Active Directory with Security Center's Active Directory role, you can log on to your system using your Windows credentials. When activated, you can manage all user accounts from a single location, which reduces errors and facilitates user account management.

What you should know

A strong password policy that aligns with the best practices published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) should be enforced for Active Directory user accounts.


  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the System task and click on the Roles view
  2. Select the Active Directory role from the entity browser.
  3. Click the Properties tab and enter the required information.
    NOTE: Use SSL connection must be selected.
  4. Click Apply.