You are not the only dreaming about automating Active Directory management! Every network administrator would have contemplated - at least once in lifetime - on how to automate common Active Directory tasks, especially user account creation/ provisioning and de-provisioning! Most of the Active Directory tasks are often repetitive and time-consuming, so automating them does a world of good to the enterprise, in terms of time saved and standards achieved.
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3 things are worth your attention:
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The Active Directory automation that ADManager Plus offers satisfies both the supporters of Active Directory automation and its naysayers. It automates Active Directory tasks without taking control out of humans by way of a customizable approval workflow system. Through this system, you can define who should review an automated process and who should approve it, enabling you to stay in control of Active Directory automation, especially at crucial and attention-requiring intervals. (More on Workflow...)
ADManager Plus identifies 14 crucial and oft-repeated Active Directory task spread across 4 different categories (User Creation, User modification, Group Modification, Computer and Contact Management) and offers controlled automation for them.
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You will find two aspects to ADManager Plus Active Directory Automation to be very alluring. They are:
There are a few aspects of ADManager Plus automated user provisioning that are worth paying attention to:
Approval Workflow :
Allows you to implement a review-approve process over the automation.
Save all the user account configurations, such as mailbox rights, LCS/OCS properties, etc., as templates and reuse them whenever necessary.
Reactive Naming Format:
ADManager Plus allows you to define reactive naming formats, which improvises names with whatever data is provided in CSV.
Offers a good measure of control over the Active Directory automation process.
You don’t have to scurry between AD and Exchange server or between AD and LCS/OCS snap-ins for property configuration. This method of user provisioning is real quick and time-saving.
In a CSV-based user provisioning operation, a naming operation can go awry (and sometimes account creation itself), if mandatory fields are missing values.
Be it any kind of enterprise, there would be a set of common Active Directory actions to be performed on user and computer accounts. For example:
Basically, it is all about picking out a set of accounts (as needed by the situation at hand) and performing some action (move, or disable, or delete, or reset password, etc.) on them.
ADManager Plus prepackages these actions and scenarios for you and lets you automate them.
Make your everyday Active Directory management tasks easy and light with ADManager Plus's AD Management features. Create, modify and delete users in a few clicks!
A catalog of almost every report that you will need from your Active Directory! Comprehensive and Reliable reporting. Schedule reports to run periodically. Manage your AD right from within the reports.
Unload some of your workload without losing your hold. Secure & non-invasive helpdesk delegation and management from ADManager Plus! Delegate powers for technician on specific tasks in specific OUs.
Create and manage Exchange mailboxes and configure mailbox rights using ADManager Plus's Exchange Management system. Now with support for Microsoft Exchange 2010!!
Get rid of the inactive, obsolete and unwanted objects in your Active Directory to make it more secure and efficient...assisted by ADManager Plus's AD Cleanup capabilities.
A complete automation of AD critical tasks such as user provisioning, inactive-user clean up etc. Also lets you sequence and execute follow-up tasks and blends with workflow to offer a brilliant controlled-automation.
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