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INFO:Active Directory Organization and User Management

Mudesira Munir


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

Applies To
This article applies to MachPanel v6 and above.
Active Directory Domain
To add an Active Directory Domain, Please review following KB:
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.
  1. After the successful integration of the servers you can create Active Directory Organizations from the following path: Home >> Service Director >> Active Directory >> Organizations
  2. There is new filter to search organization with Enterprise services enabled as shown below:
  3. To add a new Organization Unit, click on Add Organization Unit button.
  4. You can also perform bulk operations by selecting the organization as highlighted in green.
  5. You can also Add AD User, Add Users in Bulk, Update users in bulk, Enable ADSync, create Security Groups on the single organization under Options. To add Security Group review KB:
  6. You can also Sync Organization from Backend, using Sync from backend option. Please review more details at the following KB:
  7. You can also add and manage Logon Hours Template using this interface

Active Directory Organization Management:

    • You can also add Users, Security Groups, Contacts, assign Certificates to users and set password policies for Active Directory organizations.


    • You can add user, Add Bulk User (Using CSV), Update Bulk User (Using CSV), perform Group Actions on number of Users selected and also Export locked/Expired Users


    • You can upload certificate and assign to user

    • The client side certificate '.Cer' and '.p7b' are supported.
    • After selecting the certificate it will shown as below


    • After the job is completed in Job Queue it shown under Certificates listing and also you can verify directly on AD user under Published Certificates.


    Security Groups

    • You can create Security Groups (Domain Level, Global and Universal)


    • You can add Mail Contact, add bulk Mail Contact (Using CSV) and Export to Excel


      • Under Defaults
        • You can set Ad user Password settings

      • Also you can 'Send Email Alert' for Password expiry to users

      • You can also apply password policy (steps to create password policy shown below):


      • Also below permissions can also be allowed, under Other configuration.


      • Click Password Polices tab to add new Policy

      •  Now select password policy.