Likewise Software has released Likewise Open 5.3 and Likewise
Enterprise 5.3, both of which support Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”),
enabling those systems to be integrated with Microsoft Active

Likewise Open allows computers running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to
authenticate with an organization’s existing Active
Directory. Likewise Enterprise builds on the authentication engine of
Likewise Open, making it easy for IT managers to authenticate users,
control access to applications and data, centrally manage settings
with group policies and create reports for regulatory audits,
according to Manny Vellon, chief technology officer and co-founder of

In addition, Likewise Enterprise is the only solution to provide 100
percent native support for Apple’s Workgroup Manager application, he
adds. Users can find the new Likewise Open software download at, and the Likewise Enterprise trial at . The new software includes both
32-bit and 64-bit support.