Likewise solves the user management nightmare in heterogeneous environment mixing Unix, Linux and Windows desktops or servers, making it possible for administrators to manage their internal users from a single point: the corporate Active Directory environment. Recently, the open source version, "Likewise Open 6" was released, as well as its "legacy" counterpart: Likewise Enterprise.
So, I thought it was an opportunity for another article in this blog, since I think it's a nice software. The former open source version may fit for most customers just interested in a simple solution to a simple problem. For those requiring rich features like advanced reporting or group policy management, the latter solution may be a better choice.
Shed a light on the latest improvments.