For organisations that use Windows Servers and Desktops, Active Directory (AD) is one of the most important services that are used in their infrastructure. IT admins use AD to perform a variety of tasks for their organisation such as managing users, setting permissions, managing Organisational Units (OU) and more.

However, managing users via AD can get very tedious and time consuming for IT admins. Tasks such as user onboarding / offboarding, password resets, updating empty AD groups can utilise a lot of time and resources. IT admins become inefficient.

Why should IT admins struggle daily, when tasks like these can be simplified?

With ManageEngine‘s ADManager Plus solution, IT admins no longer have to spend unnecessary hours performing such tasks. ADManager Plus is a specially designed solution that automates a range of repetitive and monotonous AD tasks.

Some of these tasks include:

  • Automated AD User Creation – create accounts in Active Directory, Office 365, Exchange, Skype for Business/Lync, and G Suite simultaneously. With the option of using custom templates to ensure the needs of the organisation are met accurately and effortlessly.
  • Group Membership Management – managing group memberships can be made easier via user modification templates. These update user groups automatically, based on specific conditions set by the IT admin. Additionally, group membership and updating can also be achieved in bulk by importing CSV files (with the list of users needing to be updated).
  • Automated AD Cleanup – inactive users can be deleted automatically, using set automation policies that fetch user information from inbuilt predefined reports. IT admins can configure automation policies, to perform these tasks on their ideal frequency.

Although ADManager Plus’s automation features are present in the solution, IT admins still need to configure and schedule tasks for pre-defined times. This gives them full control over the process, through a configured workflow. They have control and accountability over these processes.

If you are interested in learning more about ADManager Plus and want to make life easier, reach out to the ManageEngine NZ team at

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