Active Directory (AD)
LepideAuditor is a simple, cost effective and scalable solution to audit and monitor changes that take place across your critical systems, both on-premise and in the cloud. It provides the easiest yet most comprehensive means of answering critical questions pertaining to ‘who, what, where and when’ changes are made.
LepideAuditor and Active Directory (AD)
LepideAuditor Active Directory auditing solution provides a scalable means to track configuration changes. We provide answers to the important IT auditing questions; such as “who has made what change, when and from where”.
Provides complete visibility into who changed what, when and where and who has access to what in your IT infrastructure.
Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility of IT changes and configurations from a single console. Its unified platform enables you to answer who changed what, when and where for any system or application in the IT infrastructure - even when logs are not produced.
NetWrix Auditor and Active Directory (AD)
Netwrix Auditor for Active Directory delivers security intelligence about what’s going on in Active Directory and Group Policy.
Access Rights Manager
An Access Rights Management (ARM) solution for Microsoft and virtual server environments, protecting companies against unauthorised access to sensitive data. The core functions include: Permission Analysis, Security Monitoring, Documentation & Reporting, Role & Process Optimisation and User Provisioning.
Access Rights Manager and Active Directory (AD)
SolarWinds Access Rights Manager enhances security by monitoring, analysing, and auditing Active Directory and Group Policy to see what changes have been made, by whom, and when those changes occurred.
A complete and integrated Microsoft Active Directory management software solution that fills the administration gaps native tools leave behind. With Active Administrator, it’s easier and faster than native tools to meet auditing requirements and security needs while also maintaining business continuity and increasing IT efficiency.
Active Administrator and Active Directory (AD)
Active Administrator is a complete and integrated Microsoft Active Directory (AD) management software solution.
A comprehensive solution for the management, administration and monitoring of Active Directory. It enables you to automate and secure user provisioning and de-provisioning in Active Directory environments. With its granularly distributed role-based security, administrative tasks automation, approval-based workflow and enterprise standards enforcement rules.
Adaxes and Active Directory (AD)
Adaxes is a standalone software solution that acts as a proxy between users and your Active Directory, Exchange and Office 365. It means that native tools are still in place, so, if you need, you can come back to them at any point and have direct access to your environment the same way as before.
Provides complete, real-time IT auditing, in-depth forensics and comprehensive security monitoring on all key configuration, user and administrator changes for Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD, Exchange, Office 365, Exchange Online, file servers and more
ChangeAuditor and Active Directory (AD)
Change Auditor for Active Directory and Change Auditor for Logon Activity proactively track, report and alert on vital events in Microsoft Active Directory and Azure AD.
Use SystemTools Hyena software to manage all aspects of Windows System Management and Active Directory environments.
Hyena and Active Directory (AD)
Hyena is designed to both simplify and centralise nearly all of the day-to-day management tasks of Windows network and Active Directory management.
Enterprise-wide remote installations, updates and executions.
RemoteExec remotely installs applications, executes programs/scripts and updates files and folders on Windows systems throughout the network.
Secure Copy and Active Directory (AD)
Quest Secure Copy includes update utilities that allow you to update user and file information without having to update each user account in Active Directory.
Manage Microsoft server security in real time from a single platform
Use a single console to manage access controls, permissions and security across your various Microsoft platforms, including Active Directory (AD), Windows Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and SQL Server.
Security Explorer and Active Directory (AD)
Use a single console to manage access controls, permissions and security across your various Microsoft platforms, including Active Directory (AD), Windows Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and SQL Server with Quest® Security Explorer®.
Matching Blog Posts
How to Keep Your AD Up and Running
By Adam Fowler
Microsoft's Active Directory has been around for a very long time, since its debut as part of Windows Server 2000. Since those early days, there have been plenty of changes, improvements and schema updates to improve the platform which has become so popular, and a key component of most Windows based environments. However, there hasn't been much of a focus on ways to clean up the Organizational Units (OUs) and objects inside them; that is left up to you to do for yourself.
Choosing an OU Design that Works for You
By Adam Fowler
If you're a Windows Systems Administrator, then you've probably had to manage Active Directory Users and Computers. To the uninitiated, it can seem simple - it's just a bunch of computers and users in a folder-like structure known as Organizational Units (OUs). However, understanding the hows and whys of designing the structure in certain ways to meet your company needs is an important consideration. If it's not done right from the start, it can be a project in itself to unravel the resulting mess to bring it all back to a manageable state.