Free Active Directory management tools: Part 3 – Generating CSVs and querying Active Directory

Creating a CSV file containing all the required attributes of your entire workforce to perform bulk actions is not only time consuming, but often error-prone. On top of this, Active Directory’s (AD’s) native LDAP query interface is not very user …

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Free Active Directory management tools: Part 2 – Migrate mailbox data with ease

Have you ever wondered how organizations migrate inboxes, contacts, and calendars into new Microsoft 365 user accounts? Often, a PST migration tool is used to carry out this migration. Using this kind of tool, you can configure user accounts with …

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3 simple ways to drastically reduce Active Directory administration costs [E-book]

Any Active Directory (AD) administrator knows that managing AD using just native tools is a chore. To make matters worse, today’s IT environments are more diverse than ever. Increasing cloud adoption coupled with remote work has made identity and access …

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Free Active Directory management tools: Part 1 – Managing passwords

Passwords are the first line of cyberdefense, and an organization cannot afford to have weak passwords, poorly-configured password policies, or even worse, empty passwords. Discovering users with weak or empty passwords can be like finding a needle in a haystack …

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5 pain points in Active Directory user account management and how to overcome them [E-book]

Active Directory (AD) is a crucial identity and access management (IAM) component for many enterprises as it enables the creation, maintenance, and use of digital identities.

User accounts in AD are the basis of authentication and initial access to your …

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Smart Active Directory management from a smartphone

With IT admins working from home, like everyone else, routine challenges have increased, and especially when IT resources are not at one’s fingertips at all times, such as during on-call hours. Having the ability to manage Active Directory (AD) from …

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Cleaning up inactive user accounts in Active Directory

When employees leave organizations, their user accounts often remain in Active Directory (AD) without gathering much attention. The passwords on these accounts remain unchanged when no longer in use, which could lead to potential compromise. For optimum security, enterprises should …

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Notify users about their random passwords via SMS

In a previous blog, we saw why generating random passwords is key to securing new user accounts for your Active Directory environment. But random passwords for new user accounts also need to be securely transmitted to the end user. …

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Onboarding and offboarding users in hybrid AD has never been easier

By 2020, Gartner predicts that 90 percent of organizations will adopt hybrid identity infrastructures. Hybrid Active Directory (AD) environments let you leverage the powerful on-premises AD while harnessing the capabilities of the cloud-based AD and enhancing productivity and flexibility. A …

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