Active Directory Management

Find Computers Based on Operating System

As Microsoft rolls through its operating systems, the company continually stops support for older operating systems. This means that organizations are forced to pay a premium for support or upgrade to a newer operating system. With some organizations having thousands …

Active Directory , ADManager 2 min read

How to Track Down Inactive Users in Active Directory

We can all fall behind on our “simple” tasks in lieu of accomplishing more difficult duties. One such task is ​staying on top of ​user accounts in Active Directory that have not been used in a while. These user accounts …

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Domain Password Policies: Configuring and Auditing Correctly!

Over the past 14 years, I have been around the world helping admins, auditors, and security professionals understand how the domain password policy works in Active Directory. The default behavior has not changed in those 14 years, so you can …

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The Active Directory Advisor

Welcome to the newest and coolest place to get Active Directory solutions and tips. I’m Derek Melber, here to provide you with the most relevant, innovative solutions for your Windows Active Directory issues.

Those of you who know me might …

Active Directory 3 min read

Thank You. ADManager Plus wins Windows IT Pro Community Choice Silver for the Third Consecutive Year.

When Windows IT Pro, the IT magazine and community, announced the results of 2013 Community Choice Awards last Friday, we felt the same rare and elusive bliss that a golfer would feel after scoring two aces in one round, nice …

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Fight Procrastination Day – September 6, 2013

Here are 6 reasons why an admin might procrastinate, and we tell you how ManageEngine ADManager Plus can help fight them!


1. I don’t know how to do it – Lack of expertise in any Active Directory area could be

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