The Open Source / Linux blog published a detailed and honest review about Univention Corporate Server on April 12, 2017.

Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is a Linux-based solution to manage your IT infrastructure. It is close in concept to a Windows Domain Controller or a NIS server. While all the building blocks (OpenLDAP, Kerberos, Samba and so on) are largely available and already deployed on countless networks, UCS aims at lowering the entry barrier for switching to a Linux-based network infrastructure.

Instead of tweaking configuration files and handling interoperability issues by yourself, UCS provides a Web-based interface to manage your domain, including computers, users, shares and many other entities.

The whole article can be found on

Maren Abatielos joined Univention in 2012. Since then she has been engaged in content and social media marketing for UCS and Open Source in general.