ADManager Plus - Free Active Directory Tools 4.0
ADManager Plus presents a free Active Directory tools package that might be quite essential for Windows Administrators and Active Directory Users. The package comprises a set of three useful tools namely, Active Directory Query Tool, Empty Password Users Report and Active Directory CSV Generator Tool. These tools are of great use and help in the efficient handling of Active Directory data. All the three tools can be downloaded as a single package and come to you absolutely free of cost.
The AD Query Tool is a freeware from ManageEngine ADManager Plus. It queries the Active Directory and retrieves Details based on the query supplied. The details displayed have relevance to the query that is posted by the user. This is a simple, easy to use tool that queries the AD and displays object information.
"Empty Password Users Report Tool" is free, utility software that helps find information of Active Directory users having null or empty password. The Administrator can generate the list of users with empty / blank password by just supplying simple AD information like Domain and Container names along with the user name and password of the user.
The CSV Generator Tool helps you to generate a CSV file that contains a customized array of user specified attributes and the corresponding Active Directory values. This free tool takes a simple CSV file with basic attributes like sAMAccountName, and generates a full fledged CSV file containing a comprehensive attribute list. This would save considerable time and efforts of admins and other staff associated with Active Directory data.
The DC Monitoring Tool is a very useful active directory utility that helps administrators to monitor the performance of Domain Controller(s) within the specified Domains. The Domains that need to be monitored are auto detected and displayed by the DC Monitoring Tool. Three of the most important parameters that are monitored by this free active directory software program are CPU Usage, Disk Space and Memory Utilization. Information on these essential parameters, eases out the DC Monitoring Activity for any AD Administrator.
The Microsoft Windows PowerShell is gaining prominance of late. The Manage-LocalUsers utility is an implementation of Microsoft PowerShell. This is a free tool from ManageEngine ADManager Plus, which lists out all the local users in a specified computer and allows to reset the password of local users of that computer. This freeware is basically a PowerShell cmdlet which helps administrators to effectively control the local user accounts of their domain users.