Server! and Active Directory user authentication

Besides it own internal user database, Server! can authenticate users against the Windows user database and/or the Active Directory.

This article explains how to authenticate users against the Active Directory. A different article explains how to use the Windows (local) user database.

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RSA or DSA keys for public-key authentication with Server!?

Some SFTP clients have the ability to generate key-pairs for SSH2 public-key authentication, and – in some cases – our users are presented with the question: do you want to generate RSA or DSA keys?

When you want to authenticate against a Server!, please, always use RSA keys. If you use DSA keys you may not be able to successfully authenticate.