Understanding the directory structure

When you complete the installation, the local computer will be updated with the following directories and files:

This directory Contains


The Centrify DirectControl Agent for Mac configuration file and the Kerberos configuration file.


Kerberos-related files and service library files used by the Centrify DirectControl Agent for Mac to enable group policy and authentication and authorization services.



Command line programs to perform Active Directory tasks, such as join the domain and change a user password.


No files until you join the domain. After you join the domain, several files are created in this directory to record information about the Active Directory domain the computer is joined to, the Active Directory site the computer is part of, and other details.


The Centrify Directory Service Plugin, CentrifyDC.dsplug, that enables you to join or leave the domain using the graphical user interface.