Active Directory (AD) is the backbone infrastructure for critical enterprise identity management and messaging services, and its availability and security must be assured. Windows native tools lack flexibility, automation and do not scale well in today's business environments. They create complexities when trying to distribute administrative roles securely, or offer insufficient reporting and real-time notification capabilities to insure the infrastructure availability and IT services before changes are put into production.
IT Administrators face the challenge of managing Active Directory (AD) almost every day. For example, configuring user properties manually is time consuming and error-prone, especially in large, complex Windows networks. Accomplishing the normal AD management tasks also demands in-depth knowledge of the Active Directory module and scripting language.
CionSystems' Active Directory Manager is an affordable solution that can automate these cumbersome tasks and overall simplify AD management. Active Directory Manager is a comprehensive web-based application that simplifies User provisioning and AD administration. The solution features a Dashboard UI from which IT managers can view and manage the full user lifecycle, along with automating tasks and generate reports on Active Directory environment.
Having the Approval Process helps decrease IT errors when provisioning and deprovisioning users, creating groups and other objects. Provides a standardized change approval process for making changes to Active Directory data.
Automates the user provisioning and deprovisioning process for efficient user lifecycle management. Users that only need to be active for a specific time period can be securely created and scheduled for deletion, minimizing the security risks. Groups creation and expiration can be scheduled in advance, easing the burden on IT staff.
The task of adding or removing group members that need group membership for a specific amount of time is automated. You can easily and securely schedule and automate your group management.
AD Administrators struggle to keep up with requests to create, change or remove user access to various network resources. With the advent of compliance regulations like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), and the intense scrutiny they place on access to business-sensitive applications, companies can no longer rely on numerous manual provisioning processes to maintain compliance.
When trying to comply with the regulatory requirements like SOX, PCI, etc. it becomes mandatory to implement competent security policies and procedures. A secure environment can be established with the help of Active Directory Manager, which focuses on the key concepts of security groups and permissions in AD.
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Automates adding or removing users or groups that only need to exist for a specific time period. Makes it possible to add or remove members from groups on a scheduled basis, ensuring that particular users and groups are deleted thus improving security by reducing orphaned accounts and groups.
Using the web-based interface, IT administrators can easily manage the Site, Schema, Replication and ACL.