AD Administration - Delegate AD management privileges to specific users.

Delegate AD Management to Specific Users

Delegate AD administration permissions to junior admins (such as junior IT members, department admins, business managers, etc.) so that they can manage specific OUs, users and groups, thereby dramatically cutting support cost.

Manage AD OUs, Users and Groups in SharePoint

This easy-to-use administrative tool provides the same user experience to create, delete, or edit OUs, users and groups in SharePoint and in Active Directory. Any modification of these AD objects within the Web Part can be saved to the Active Directory.

Grant Granular Permissions to Manage AD Objects

AD Administration offers you granular control over permissions for users. By selecting one or more granular permissions, you can assign users with proper rights to manage OUs, groups and users.

Easily Manage User Properties

Besides accessing and modifying users’ properties, you can also manage users the same as in Active Directory, including enabling/disabling a user, resetting passwords, renaming and adding users to a domain group and so on.

Send Emails to Users/Groups

Enable Site Managers to quickly and easily email individuals, users or entire user groups directly using the Web Part, ensuring that everyone is notified whenever changes are made. The SMTP server settings can be customized.

Track all Changes and Change Attempts

Conveniently check log files to monitor any change or change attempts. You can filter logs based on the time of the change, nature of the change or a combination of the two. You can also check a specific property change details.

AD Self Service - Allow users to update their own AD profiles.

Self-Update User Profile

Enable end users to maintain and edit their own information on SharePoint without intervention from IT administrators. This self service capability requires no technical training for end users.

Support Popular Properties

Users can quickly change properties, including telephone, email, department, address and so on. Users can also update their photo on the AD Self Service Web Part. Formats supported, include: JPG, BMP, PNG and GIF

Tabs to Group User Properties

Tabs can be used to group all user properties together. You can organize the related properties in one tab, the same as in Active Directory. This makes it is easy and convenient for users to view and manage properties, further improving user experience.

Set Properties as Editable or Read-Only

You can restrict users from accessing or modifying specific properties. Properties can be set as editable, if you want users to update it, or read-only, if you want to restrict users.

Monitor Property Changes

Administrators can monitor and record changes made to all properties by users and keep track of who modify what properties. Administrators can also view new property values along with old ones. Even better, a confirmation email can be sent to notify administrators or users after changes are made.

AD Information Sync- Sync between SharePoint and Active Directory

Import Users Profiles to Any SharePoint List

AD information Sync enables you to import user profiles from Active Directory to any SharePoint list, including User Information List. It is easy to build a corporate contact list by synchronizing user or contact information. This capability frees you up from the tedious task of maintaining user information individually for every user.

Supports Users, Contacts and Computers

With AD Information Sync, you can sync as much information as you require from User, Contact and Computer objects, including common, Exchange and extended attributes. AD Information Sync can also identify Active Directory attribute types and map them to a compatible SharePoint data type.

Easy to Use and Sync

Compared with the complex settings found in SharePoint Direct Active Directory Import, it is easy to import Active Directory information to SharePoint list with AD Information Sync. You just create a profile and click Sync Now, and any information you need will be synchronized to SharePoint.

More great features to get synchronizing quickly and easily:

Supports Query

You can define filters and extract information from the Active Directory using query filters which can be created through the GUI or entered as an LDAP query.

Two-Way Sync

Any changes in Active Directory can be synced to SharePoint list. Also modifications occurring in SharePoint list can be synced to Active Directory, ensuring data consistency.

Auto Sync by Schedule

Automatically sync based on a custom schedule such as by minute, hourly or on a daily basis, making it easier to keep data up-to-date.

Monitor Sync Activities

You can easily monitor sync activities by checking log details. If a problem occurs, the precise error will be isolated and thus can be easily fixed.

High Performance

AD Information Sync only reads specific OU(s) which you select instead of full OU scanning, thus greatly saving time.

Export & Import Settings

The Export and Import function allows you to quickly create a profile by exporting a profile as an XML file and then importing the configurations contained within the XML file.

Password Change - Enable users to change passwords for themselves.

Users Can Change Their Own Password

With one step users can quickly and easily change their own password when they log-on SharePoint without an IT administrators help, thus reducing an IT administrators’ workload and save valuable time.

Email Notification on Password Expiration

Proactively send email notification to users when their passwords are about to expire. You can schedule when reminders are sent to users, thus ensuring passwords are changed before expiry.

Supports Multiple Authentication Providers

Users who belong to Active Directory, NT Directory, SqlMembershipProvider or LdapMembershipProvider can change their passwords on the Web Part.

Enforce Your Company Password Policy

Your company password policy can be placed on the Web Part to help users to be aware of your company’s policy requirements and complexities and change their passwords accordingly. A warning message will inform users once a password change fails or does not meet the policy.

Email Confirmation on Password Change

A confirmation email can be sent to inform users once their password has been changed successfully. You can also choose if the confirmation is sent as a CC or BCC to administrators to help them identify password change activities.

Track Password Changes

A log is available to track password changes and to monitor password change activities. You can check a password’s change history including when a password was changed, who changed it and the nature and result of the change.

Password Reset - Users can reset password for themselves.

Easy to Access and Use

This simple web part can be added to any SharePoint page for easy access. Users can reset their password right on the page by themselves with no need to go to IT or administrators for help.

Supports Multiple Authentication Providers

Password Reset supports Active Directory Services, NT Directory Services and SqlMembershipProvider. AD users, local users and SQL membership users can reset password for themselves.

Two Ways to Reset Password

Users can reset their passwords via answering predefined security questions or by receiving confirmation emails that indicate a password reset link. This allows users to safely reset their passwords using ID verification.

Customizable Security Questions

Up to three security questions can be set to verify a user’s identity. Administrators can also customize default security questions for users or users can define their own security questions.

Auto-Generate New Passwords

Complex new passwords can be automatically generated. Users will receive new passwords directly on the password reset page or via emails once their identities are confirmed.

Supports Alternative Emails

To receive a new password or password-recovery link through email, an AD Authentication user, Local Authentication user and Forms Based Authentication user can define an alternate or secondary email address.

Force Users to Change Password

For security reasons you can force users to change their password on their next logon. This not only enforces security, but also allows users to easily remember passwords they themselves changed.

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