Compliance in Office 365 ​

Cloud technology is one of the most talked about topics in today’s IT world. With a surge in the number of SaaS companies, we have certainly reached the point where an entire business can be run on the cloud. The …

Office365 Manager Plus 3 min read

Two-factor authentication comes to ADManager Plus!

In the ever-changing world of IT, where security is so important, it is always good to use products that ride the wave of increased security. Organizations that delegate Active Directory administration need assurance that the delegations and access are secure. …

Active Directory 1 min read

User “self-service password reset” includes multi-factor authentication

As a general rule, administrators need to consider additional security measures when they grant end users control over their own password resets and account unlocks. Security questions are one option, but they have proven to be weak and easy to …

Active Directory 1 min read

Assign the manager attribute automatically when group membership changes

Every administrator wants their systems to be smart. For example, when a employee moves from one department to another, all of the department-based attributes for their user account need to be updated. Having the system know and update what needs …

Active Directory 1 min read

Notify users (and their managers) that their passwords are about to expire

No one likes to micromanage, but everyone dislikes when a user ignores a critical email. If an email is sent informing the user that their password is going to expire and they ignore it, their password will expire. When a …

Active Directory 1 min read

Update local cached credentials for remote users

Administrators are keenly aware of the issues that face remote users. For many administrators, such issues can cause great angst. One issue in particular facing remote users is when they have forgotten their password. In such cases, since the user …

Active Directory 2 min read

Free webinar series: Advance your security and management skills with Derek Melber

Over the next few months, you have the opportunity to attend many free and live webinars presented by MVP Derek Melber. The topics will all be covering key security and management areas that all administrators struggle with today. The webinars …

Active Directory 1 min read

Showing hidden shares in ADAudit Plus

ADAudit Plus does not show hidden shares, those that end with a $, by default. However, there might be times when you want to see the activity related to these hidden shares and their contents in ADAudit Plus. So, what …

Active Directory 1 min read