Active Directory management & automation
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Password Self-Service for Remote Users

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Users often take their domain-joined laptops away from company’s premises. They can go on a business trip or just take a computer home to finish some work over the weekend. However, if they forget their password, they get locked away completely, which can become a real problem. Even if they can get to the help desk and get their password reset, they still need to wait until they come back and connect to the company’s network to be able to log in.


How Can Educational Institutions Benefit from IAM

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Managing an AD environment in an educational institution is in many ways similar to any other IT shop, but with some specific challengers on top. For example, in addition to the everyday routine, that can be quite complex by itself, IT departments in schools and universities get those super intense periods of extra load, when new students come in and the old ones leave. Solving such situations with manual management is extremely inefficient, leaving a lot of headroom for improvement.


This is where IAM solutions like Adaxes come into the game. In this article we’ll be looking at some of the most useful features that can significantly improve the AD management experience.


Active Directory Management A to Z

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In this article we cover Active Directory management top to bottom. A to Z. Literally. 


Active Directory Group Membership Management

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If you are running an Active Directory environment in your organization, chances are that you waste a lot of time on manually adding user to some groups and removing them from the others. It’s one of most common everyday tasks that’s fundamental to AD management, so it’s really hard to do anything about it. Or is it?


How to Delegate PowerShell Scripts


If you are running an Active Directory shop, you most probably have PowerShell scripts running in it. It’s a great way to execute tasks that are specific to your environment and automate them. However, it’s only convenient while you and your fellow admins are the only ones using them. But what if you are not? How do you properly delegate PowerShell scripts to non-administrators?


Five Signs You Need Active Directory Automation

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Automation is a thing of scale. Once your IT environment becomes big enough, it’s time to stop doing things manually and start relying on machines to do their job. But how can you possibly know that you have arrived at that point? How can you see that it’s time to automate?


Active Directory Recovery – Everything you need to know before you need it

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Monday morning – all domain services are down. No email, no logons – nothing. A crisis like this is not the time to learn about Active Directory recovery. The key to preventing an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) disaster is to understand and mitigate common risks beforehand. The first section in this article will cover those topics and preventive solutions. In the unlikely event that a disruption occurs, being familiar with the recovery tools and implementing your recovery plan will make this process much smoother. This will be discussed in section two. 

Should Executives Have Admin Rights

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To give or not to give — that is the question.


Here’s a common dilemma. One day your boss comes into the IT department and asks you for admin rights. Because the boss needs to be in control and be able to do and access everything in the IT environment. So, what do you do? Just add the account to the default administrators group and hope for the best?


Webinar. User Lifecycle Mismanagement: Why It’s Killing Your Company


This webinar is about solving the problem of user mismanagement in Active Directory. Nick, Anton and Eugene go over the typical problems that most IT environments have, explain how to tackle them and what tools to use.


Top 10 Tips and Tricks for Active Directory Management

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For over 1.5 years we have been bringing you Active Directory tips and tricks on a daily basis via Twitter. Based on that experience and using your feedback we have gathered a list of top-10 useful advices that will help you improve your AD management experience.


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