Active Directory Blog

Shockingly Easy Privileged Account Management

Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform provides shockingly easy privileged account management (PAM).  It’s shockingly easy to manage but appropriately complex in the options that you have when you want to dig deeper. Privileged Account Management is Important Privileged account management is important.  Identity Management solutions should pay special attention to users who have access to the

Active Directory Password Reset Tool

A bottleneck that happens with many help desk technicians is resetting forgotten passwords for users. Too often this becomes a routine action that takes precious time from more important activities and functions of help desk personnel. Magnifying the bottleneck is password reset tickets need to be addressed immediately to prevent employee inefficiency. Ironically, this makes

Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform in One Minute

Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform in One Minute   It’s difficult to describe all of our platform can do in one minute, but we tried. Hence, Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform in One Minute video. Web Active Directory offers identity management solutions to solve real business problems. Our goal is to deliver a tangible return on investment

Beyond SMS for Two-Factor or Multi-Factor Authentication

Highly publicized problematic incidents with using SMS or text messages for two-factor authentication have recently surfaced.  PeoplePassword, Web Active Directory’s password management solution which is part of its PeoplePlatform suite,  allows you to go beyond SMS for two-factor or multi-factor authentication with its partnership with Twilio and Authy. The Problem with SMS In 2016, Wired

San Francisco Symphony Success

San Francisco Symphony Achieves Success with Web Active Directory’s PeopleUpdate   PeopleUpdate is part of the PeoplePlatform suite of solutions.  San Francisco Symphony achieved success with PeopleUpdate. PeopleUpdate allows you to get your users searching an online corporate directory, updating data, managing group memberships and managing passwords all based on their group memberships.  Self-service Active Directory

Retreiving LDAP Directory Group Members Fully

Querying the “member” attribute of a group in Active Directory or other LDAP directories returns the user’s distinguished name.  PeopleUpdate, part of Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform, gives administrators the power to configure user display by any of their attributes (for example their email address) when users are perusing or editing members of a group. (Not

Paradigm Pioneers Success Story

Paradigm Pioneers Improved their Enterprise using Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform Solution When using Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform, many corporations have attained success similar to what you see in the Paradigm Pioneers success story. Steven Nuesch, CIO of Paradigm Pioneers, has happier clients since implementing Web Active Directory’s PeoplePlatform.  He is also using less of his

LDAP Queries on SID or GUID in PowerShell or .NET

Performing LDAP queries to find objects in your directory by SID or GUID aren’t always straightforward.  It’s not as easy in Active Directory, for example, to perform a query like: “objectSID={theSID},CN=Users,DC=domain,DC=com” since Active Directory stores values in hex. A Lot of Solutions Exist There are some nice write-ups out there that give an example using

Hodges University Success

Hodges University Achieved Success Implementing Web Active Directory’s PeoplePassword Hodges University’s success story is one that many Universities have seen using Web Active Directory’s password management solution, PeoplePassword. Matt Gudites, Lead Application Analyst at Hodges University, reassigned his Help Desk resources to more urgent issues.  He did so by deploying Web Active Directory’s PeoplePassword.  Gudites

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