Microsoft Windows Active Directory is very vital in the information technology Infrastructure.
It is an uphill task, to manage an organization's users, computer and its security
features in the Active Directory. In order to cope will all the responsibilities,
it has become essential to have an Administrative tool to facilitate an efficient
level of action on the Active Directory for perfect and accurate management of accounts,
complying with all requirements and house-keeping. JiJi Active Directory Management
Suite is a powerful interface to access Active Directory and to perform AD administrative
duties with ease.
AD management suite consist of three major functionalities:
Data from Active Directory will be extracted and grouped logically as Reports. JiJi
Active Directory Reports will generate more than 450 out-of-box Active Directory
Reports and help organization to gather information for regulatory auditing including
SOX/PCI. Equipped with this information, organization can promptly make tactical
security decisions and will be able to perform strategic planning like SWOT analysis.
Directory Reports will prove as an excellent reporting tool for the AD,
as it provide provisions to create and maintain any number of custom queries.
Some of the important AD reports are: "Inactive user reports" "Lost log on user
report" "Group Members Reports" etc.
It is regular for a company to perform a batch of AD operations at a time, such
as creating multiple user entries, a whole updation of a particular AD attribute,
Bulk de-provisioning etc.
Active Directory Bulk Manager is capable of handling such bulk request and
perfoms the activity with ease without consuming much time of an administrator.
Inputs drafted in a csv could be fed into the Bulk Manager for execution.
It is a major security threat to keep alive unwanted accounts in AD, since the chance
of access is unlimited. Hence it is a very necessary to have definite and perfect
data in AD. Inactive users/computers, disabled user turned to be a scrap every day.
As the days go, the scraps grow. Periodic clean up becomes a fundamental measure,
So as to comply with ITIL /SOX audit regulations perfectly.
Directory Cleaner is an AD house keeping tool, which can furnish your reports
about inactive, unused and expire accounts. Based on the reports administrative
decisions can be made for cleanup.
Organization Cleanup Policy:
It is recommended to follow the house keeping activity as a work policy. In case
you have already a clean up policy, you can automate it through Active Directory
Cleaner.You can formulate an effective policy and can define the effective policy
and can define the schedules for the clean up . Hence your policy will be in tune
and on time automatically for keeping the environment 100% compliant.