INFO:Active Directory Organization and User Management

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INFO:Active Directory Organization and User Management


Summary

This article provides a summary for managing Active directory Organizations and Users.

Applies To

This article applies to MachPanel v5.2.10.

Active Directory Domain

To add an Active Directory Domain, Please review following KB:
http://kb.machsol.com/Knowledgebase/Article/50263

Active Directory Organizations (OU) Management

Organizational units (OU) are Active Directory containers into which you can place users, groups, computers, and other organizational units. An organizational unit cannot contain objects from other domains.
  • After the successful integration of the servers you can create Active Directory Organizations from the following path: Home >> Service Director >> Active Directory >> Organizations
  • There is new filter to search organization with Enterprise services enabled as shown below:
  • To add a new Organization Unit, click on Add Organization Unit button.
  • You can also perform bulk operations by selecting the organization as highlighted in green.
  • You can also Add AD User, Add Users in Bulk, Update users in bulk, Enable ADSync, Sync from Backend create Security Groups on the single organization under Options as shown by red arrow.
  • You can also Sync Organization from Backend, using Sync from backend option as shown in the snapshot. Please review more details at the following KB: http://kb.machsol.com/Knowledgebase/Article/54533


    Active Directory Users Management
    • To add a new user to the active directory, navigate to the path: Home >> Service Director >> Active Directory >> Users.
    • There is new filter to search User with Enterprise services enabled as shown by yellow block.
    • Advanced Search option is introduced to minimize the filter area.
    • Click on Add User button to create a new AD user.


    Important Note: Please note that when you delete a Mailbox, SharePoint, Lync or CRM user the Active Directory User is not get deleted. You can remove AD users in bulk as highlighted in green.

    • Select customer name, organizational unit from the dropdown list and provide user display name, UPN, email address and password.

    Note: If the organization is already subscribed to a service such as Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, CRM etc. then you will also see a section to enable that service on the Active Directory User.

    • Click on Optional fields section to expand. You can provide here the AD user contact information, organization\company details and customize company logo etc.
    • Click on Enable Exchange Service section to expand. You can provide here the details to Add a mailbox, select Distribution List Membership and Public Folder permissions.

    Bulk Active Directory Management

    1. You can also add Active Directory users in Bulk from the path: Home >> Service Director >> Active Directory >> Users.
    2. Select Users and click on "Update Bulk User" button.

    Group Actions & ADSync Usage Reports

    1. You can view all the Group Action performed in bulk under Group Actions tab at the path: Home >> Service Director >> Active Directory >> Users.
    2. You can view ADSync Organization Report and Users Synchronized under respective tabs at the path: Home >> Service Director >> Active Directory >> ADSync Usage Report.



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    Type: INFO
    Level: Intermediate
    Last Modified:Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Last Modified By: mudesira.munir
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