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Self Service Password Management
 

ADSelfService Plus Release Notes

Release Notes for build 5103 (Apr 2014)

Enhancements

  • You can now export the restricted users list in a desired file format
  • Now completely exclude restricted users from showing up anywhere in the product

Fixed

  • Issue in automatic password reset
  • Issue in accessing native mobile apps and mobile webapp
  • Issue in displaying verification code enrollment information when email option alone is enabled
  • Issue with displaying header logo in scheduled reports when HTML is selected as the storage format

Release Notes for build 5102 (Mar 2014)

Enhancements

  • Alternate Email IDs and Mobile numbers of users stored in any AD attribute can now be used for sending verification codes.
  • Admins can auto-enroll users by importing their Email IDs and/or Mobile Numbers from a CSV file or external database.

Release Notes for build 5101 (Mar 2014)

Enhancement

  • Now you can select the protocol (HTTP/HTTPS) to be used for Mac login agent during installation itself

Fixed

  • Issue in generating user reports when the database (PostgreSQL) server is installed in another machine
  • Issue that force users to go back or sign out when they login using Single Sign-On
  • Issue in saving ‘Automatic Reset Password’ settings
  • Issue in accessing the help guide when context path is added
  • Issue in translating the label ‘Description’ when reports are exported

Release Notes for build 5100 (Feb 2014)

Features

  • Login Agent for Mac OS X to allow AD domain users to reset passwords and unlock accounts right from the OS X login screen itself.
  • Group-based configuration of self-service policies, enrollment settings and password synchronizer for fine-grained management.
  • Now self-service policies will take effect based on their priorities as set by the admin.

Fixed

  • Issue in saving report schedulers.
  • Issue in performing quick search in reports.
  • Issue in showing the status of change password actions when enrollment is disabled.

Release Notes for build 5041 (Jan 2014)

Enhancements

  • Added an option to email generated reports

Fixed

  • Issue with updating profile details when the update button is clicked more than once
  • Issue with updating the Advanced Policy Configuration settings from Security Center

Release Notes for build 5040 (Jan 2014)

Enhancements

  • Password Expiry Notifier is now part of our FREE Edition; allows you to notify UNLIMITED users. Also, gains a slew of enhancements including:
    • SMS notifications to alert users of their impending password expiry
    • Option to select users based on groups for sending password expiry notifications
    • Ability to schedule and send reports of users’ password/account expiry to their managers
    • Send password expiry notifications immediately with the ‘Run Now’ option
    • You can now notify password expired users too
  • Enabling SSO now requires you to configure NTLMv2, which has been added to enhance security
  • Option to hide ‘Click here to troubleshoot’ link in Reset Password / Unlock Account failure page

Fixed

  • Issue in removing added OUs while configuring GINA/CP scheduler
  • Issue in enabling the ‘Force User to prove their identity via both verification methods’ option

How to Upgrade?

Highlights of Previous Releases (build 4500 to 5032)

  • Unified Self-Service Password Management -Synchronize Windows Active Directory Password/Account changes made using ADSelfService Plus with range of cloud-based and on-premise apps. The following apps are supported:
    • Google Apps
    • Office 365
    • Salesforce
    • Zoho
    • IBM AS400 / iSeries
    • HP UX systems
    • Oracle Database
    • Oracle E-business Suite
  • Free iPhone & Android App for self-service password management: ADSelfService Plus native apps for iPhone and Android allows end-users to reset their lost passwords, unlock their locked-out accounts, change their expiring passwords and synchronize password changes with a variety of non-Windows systems and cloud-based applications remotely from their iOS and Android devices. Get the free app from Get the Apps.
  • Mobile Web App: Mobile browser support for devices running on any platform including Android, iOS and Windows Mobile
  • Mobile App Rebranding: Ability to customize mobile app with your own company logo
  • Mail Group Subscription: Self-Service Mail Group Subscription to allow users to subscribe to or unsubscribe from mail groups of their choice
  •  SMS/E-Mail Verification Codes to provide additional security when End-Users Reset Password / Unlock Accounts
  • Enforce Stronger Passwords with "Password Strength Analyzer"
  • Instant DC Updater: The actions by a user (password reset or account unlock), can be instantly updated between sites and across all or specified domain controllers
  • Enrollment Notification: Scheduler to invite the 'non-enrolled & new domain' users to enroll with ADSelfService Plus as well as delivery reports for the notifications.
  • Force Users to Enroll - Now force users to enroll with ADSelfService Plus as soon as they log in to their machines.
  • Extract Audit Reports specific to a domain with the help of built-in filters.
  • Heightened security against 'Cross-site scripting', 'CSRF issue', and 'Denial of Service attack'.
  • SSL Certification Tool: Helps you to generate CSR and offers guidelines to install SSL certificate
  • Report Scheduler: Scheduler for mailing admin the detailed reports of ADSelfService Plus (User, Audit & Enrollment Reports)
  • Restrict User Scheduler: Scheduler for restricting the inactive users of a domain from accessing the application
  • Support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 operating systems
  • Support for Postgres Database server (as product database) in addition to already supported MySQL and MS SQL databases.
  • Support for 17 languages including Dutch, Swedish, Chinese, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.
  • Support for 3rd party GINA/CP agents:ADSelfService Plus is now compatible with the following 3rd party GINA/CP agents:
    • Zenworks Endpoint Security agent
    • 2X agent
    • Toshiba Logon Provider
    • Cisco NAC agent
    • OneX Credential Provider
    • Sophos Safeguard Disk Encryption
    • Cisoc VPN client
    • Checkpoint Full Disk Encryption (pre-boot authentication not supported)

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Self Directory Update

Self Directory Update

Portal that lets Active Directory users update their latest information without the help desk assistance. Self-update feature also ensures that Active Directory database is up-to-date with the user profile changes.
Password/Account Expiry Notification

Password/Account Expiry Notification

Intimate Active Directory users of their impending password/account expiry by mailing them these password/account expiry notifications.
Active Directory Change Password

Active Directory Change Password

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