The IDs associated with each user are known.

  • Single, consistent ID.
  • Non-standard IDs in an Active Directory attribute.

Users sign into their PC with a password.

  • HiLM gets the unified password from the login screen.
  • Smart cards, OTP need a plug-in to get the password.

Application passwords are the same as the Windows password.

  • Applications use AD authentication.
  • Hitachi ID Password Manager synchronizes passwords between systems.