ADSelfService Plus

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Single sign-on (SSO) for the cloud

Nearly every organization has some cloud-based application. Of course the common cloud apps include Microsoft Azure, Office 365, G Suite, those from Zoho and Salesforce, and more. As administrators, we want to make our jobs more efficient and we also …

ADSelfService Plus 1 min read

Moving to Windows Server 2016? We’ve got your password management covered

Self Service Password Management Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 has been out for nearly eight months now. And like previous Windows operating systems, it doesn’t offer users any self-service options. So, when users forget their passwords or get locked out of their accounts, they have to …

ADSelfService Plus 1 min read

World Password Day: Beef up your password security with three of our free tools

 

Don’t share them. Don’t write them down on Post-it notes. Don’t forget them. Make them hard to guess, but still easy to remember.

As an administrator, you’ve probably shared these cardinal rules of password management with your end

ADSelfService Plus 2 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 , ADSelfService Plus 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 , ADSelfService Plus 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 , ADSelfService Plus 2 min read

Microsoft password policies: GPO-based vs. fine-grained policies

Microsoft has two solutions for deploying the requirements for Active Directory domain users passwords. The requirements, referred to as the password policy, can be deployed through Group Policy Objects (GPOs) or through Active Directory objects called fine grained password policies …

Active Directory , ADSelfService Plus , General 3 min read

Three neglected password policy tips that increase security

Most organizations are familiar with the Microsoft password policy and the features it provides. The password policy from Microsoft for Active Directory domains has been the same for over 17 years now. Some organizations have taken the initiative to implement …

ADSelfService Plus 2 min read

The top 3 drawbacks to Microsoft password policies

We have all been living with the Microsoft password policy solution for many years now. It has sufficed, for the most part, untill now, due to password security requirements. There are distinct drawbacks with the Microsoft solution that all corporations …

ADSelfService Plus 2 min read