BoostSolutions AD Management Pack contains 5 different products to assist your AD Management: Password Change, Password Rest, AD Information Sync, Ad Administration and AD Self Service software. The pack is available as a 30 day free trial and for a limited time is now 25% off the regular price.
The SharePoint AD Management Pack reduces repetitive IT Administrator tasks that allow the user to save time. One of the many scenarios users could greatly increase productivity is using it for a partner or customer portal. The function of each individual program is as follows: The Password change software delegates most of the workload to specified users, and takes charge of all notifications and confirmations. The Password Reset program allows users to reset their password easily on the web part without the help of a SharePoint Administrator. The AD Information Sync let’s AD user/group information to be brought in to SharePoint and synced simultaneously. The AD Administration programs let’s users manage Organization Unites (OUs) and Active Directory (AD) Users/Groups in a SharePoint web part with specific tailored permissions granted by the AD Administrator. Lastly the AD Self Services programs lets users individually manage AD account information directly into SharePoint.
Some of the advanced features of the AD Management Pack include: Allowing the Administrator to permit any users with the ability to change other peoples AD properties; Change AD or Local NT passwords without administrator intervention; Notify users before passwords expire; Synchronize AD users, AD information, user photos, computers contacts, and OU’s or any modifications made to the SharePoint list with AD; Warns users about password change failures or if a password doesn’t comply with the companies policy; Manually or Automatically schedule for synchronization; Administrators can grant any users with authoritative power to manage organizational units, users and groups in AD; Records operations and changes into log files; Send e-mail notifications to system Administrators or managers once properties have been changed; Administrators can now decide the delegation scope and permissions for each user; With the permission of the administrator, users can e-mail each other or groups directly from the AD admin web-part; Properties and Tabs can be added or removed by the administrator from within the web-part; Change password to current logged un user only via main user menu in SharePoint; Import/Export Synch profiles; Customizable error messages; Exclude specified information in sync? process; users can unlock and change passwords themselves without IT support; Reset passwords for AD users and Forms-based authentication users; Users can set their own security questions; Ad user can set their own alternative email; Online password delivery; Email password delivery; Ability to use up to 3 security questions for resetting the AD password; Enforce the user to change the temporary password upon next login.
For SharePoint 2010 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 and R2 are supported. They require Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
For more information about this product package, go to: http://www.BoostSolutions.com/ad-management.html