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Is your Help Desk Working Efficiently?

I recently saw a bulletin from a competitor of ours entitled “Customer Support is Experiencing a Slowdown”.    It was ironic since identity management solutions can help the efficiency of help desks and IT support. Software can’t solve every help desk problem and inefficiency out there.  The problem I was reading about was like that.  We

Active Directory Password Reset Versus Password Change

We often get questions from customers about password resets and changes in Microsoft Active Directory when the customer wants to know why password reset operations ignore certain Active Directory password policy settings like minimum password age. Web Active Directory products like PeoplePassword and IISADMPWD Replacement Tool both support password changes while only PeoplePassword supports password

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Manage Windows Active Directory Passwords for a Distributed Workforce

In times past every worker in your enterprise had to use a locally-connected computer to log in to the Windows network and authenticate against Active Directory. Recently we’ve moved past this antiquity to using connections over VPN or even the open Internet to log into our Windows environment. What does this mean for your Windows

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Auto Enrollment for Windows Self-Service Password Reset

We are pleased to announce that our engineers came up with exactly that, a data import utility that can use your existing data to pre-enroll users. This is available to all of our existing PeoplePassword customers, or as an add-on feature for our new customers.

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Windows Active Directory update solutions for the small-medium sized enterprises: Top 5

At Web Active Directory, we get a good number of prospects that visit our website and ask for evaluations for our products. One category of prospects includes small- to medium-sized businesses looking for ways to automate and delegate Windows Active Directory updates to end-users. Companies sized from 100 – 1,000 employees typically have this need.

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Yet another way to get Active Directory Password Expiration

I know we’ve posted a few times on this topic but I came across another script that retrieves the Active Directory password expiration.  The main difference is that this script allows you to fileter, sort, export, or group the results of the query. If you are looking for a tool to send email reminders to

Find out when Active Directory passwords expire using Powershell

See the link below for a great script that uses Powershell to determine when Active Directory passwords will expire.  Web Active Directory, LLC also has a product called PeopleMinder that automates the notification of your end users, specific user groups, etc of an upcoming Active Directory password expiration, but if you want to make your

Linux and Active Directory

Want to use Active Directory for authenticating your Linux devices?  Well you can!  This is extremely powerful for enabling a single user id for authentication and now you can use products like PeoplePassword for password self-service on both Windows and Linux.  http://adminspotting.net/articles/windows/linux-and-active-directory.html For more information, contact us at www.webactivedirectory.com

Active Directory Password Expiration Notification

I’ve been in organizations where employees worked remotely either on their own computers or only connected over VPN connections periodically.  I’ve also been a consultant and used my own laptop on a corporate domain and not had my laptop as a member of the domain.  The problem with these users (and I’ve been one) is

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