An HCP system can be configured to support Active Directory. With the system configured this way, you can create HCP group accounts that correspond to AD groups at both the system and tenant levels. AD users in those AD groups then have access to HCP through the various HCP interfaces, subject to the roles and permissions associated with the HCP group accounts.
For HCP to work with AD, you first need to prepare AD for access by HCP. Then you need to configure HCP to support AD. The table below outlines the major steps in this procedure.
This appendix describes the prerequisites for configuring AD to support HCP and contains instructions for the first six steps outlined above. These instructions are for Windows Server 2008 R2, but the concepts are the same for all versions of Windows Server.