Active Directory Reporting tools

Softerra LDAP Administrator

Softerra’s LDAP Administrator makes this easier because it gets rid of the need to know how to spell the schema attribute when working with LDIFs. You can enter Person, InetOrgPerson, or other objects, and it gives you a screen with all the attributes for those object types. So then you just type in the values.

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Softerra Adaxes

Adaxes gives enhanced AD management experience that can be integrated into any environment. It gives you powerful instruments to automate tasks, make management simpler and more efficient, standardize your environment, etc. Adaxes provides sublime management and automation capabilities for Active Directory, Exchange and Office 365, makes managing tasks easier and significantly reduces the load on your IT department. Once you try Adaxes, you’ll never want to come back to whatever you used before.

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Anturis Active Directory Monitor

Anturis offers a fully cloud-based monitoring application that allows you to keep abreast of your Active Directory infrastructure on a constant basis. It can alert you of concerning errors through email, SMS or voice call notifications. Anturis can establish performance baselines for your directory servers and replication structure so you can cite performance trends and help alleviate potential bottlenecks before they have a negative impact on your AD performance.

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Manage Engine Ad Query

The AD Query tool is simple and easy to use. It allows you to get any attribute data that you require from the Active Directory like a User objects’ first name, last name telephone, address an so on. This scripting utility also helps you to query Active Directory Group and Computer objects – all on a convenient interface and a single view.

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Tool Description as in https://www.manageengine.com/products/free-windows-active-directory-tools/free-windows-active-directory-query-tool.html

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Microsoft Access

Access is now much more than a way to create a desktop database. It’s an easy-to-use tool for quickly creating browser-based database applications that help you run your business. Your data is automatically stored in a SQL database, so it’s more secure than ever, and you can easily share your application with colleagues.

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Zohno Z-hire and Z-Term

Z-Hire automates the IT user account creation process for Exchange mailbox, and Active Directory and Lync accounts. With just the click of a button, your Exchange mailbox, and Active directory user, Lync account, and SalesForce User account will be created simultaneously. Z-Hire serves as the platform for new hire accounts by allowing auto-creation of major IT accounts with the option for custom scripts. Z-hire will decrease your account deployment time by 600%, without the need for complicated and expensive identity management solutions. This tool makes creating Active Directory users a breeze.

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Dell GpoADmin

Securing your domain controllers, servers and desktops are crucial to keeping Group Policy in check, but it’s not always an easy task if you don’t have the right tools in place. With GPOADmin, you can automate critical Group Policy management tasks, reducing your costs and eliminating time-consuming manual processes.

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Microsoft Ad Replication Status Tool

The Active Directory Replication Status Tool (ADREPLSTATUS) analyzes the replication status for domain controllers in an Active Directory domain or forest. ADREPLSTATUS displays data in a format that is similar to REPADMIN /SHOWREPL * /CSV imported into Excel but with significant enhancements.

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Ad Audit Plus

In real-time, ensure critical resources in the network like the Domain Controllers are audited, monitored and reported with the entire information on AD objects – Users, Groups, GPO, Computer, OU, DNS, AD Schema and Configuration changes with 200+ detailed event specific GUI reports and email alerts.

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SekChek Security Auditing

The importance of auditing depends on the country you are located in and the industry. SekChek is a tool that can help with this. SekChek’s AD security evaluation reports compare your AD installation security settings to industry standards to provide a rating against the industry average and leading security practices.

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