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Active Administrator 8.4 - User Guide

Active Administrator Overview Certificates Security & Delegation Azure Active Directory  Active Directory Health
Switching to Active Directory Health Using the Active Directory Health landing page Installing Active Directory Health Analyzer agents Using the Active Directory Health Analyzer agent configuration utility Excluding domain controllers Managing the Remediation Library Analyzing Active Directory health Analyzing Azure Active Directory Managing Active Directory Health Analyzer alerts Managing alert notifications Pushing alerts to System Center Operations Manager and SNMP managers Managing monitored domain controllers Managing data collectors Active Directory Health Templates Managing Active Directory Health Analyzer agents Using the Troubleshooter Recovering Active Directory Health data
Auditing & Alerting Group Policy Active Directory Recovery Active Directory Infrastructure DC Management DNS Management Configuration
Using the Configuration landing page Managing tasks Defining role-based access Setting email server options Configuring SCOM and SNMP Settings Configuring Azure Active Directory Setting notification options Setting Active Template options Setting agent installation options Setting recovery options Setting GPO history options Setting certificate configuration Setting service monitoring policy Managing archive databases Migrating data to another database Setting a preferred domain controller Setting up workstation logon auditing Managing configuration settings Setting user options Managing the Active Directory server
Diagnostic Console Alerts Appendix
Domain controller alerts
Active Directory Certificate Services service is not running Active Directory Domain Services is not running Active Directory Web Services service is not running Consecutive replication failures DC cache hits DC DIT disk space DC DIT log file disk space DC LDAP load DC LDAP response too slow DC Memory Usage DC properties dropped DC RID pool low DC SMB connections DC SYSVOL disk space DC time sync lost Detected NO_CLIENT_SITE record DFS Replication service not running DFS service is not running DFSR conflict area disk space DFSR conflict files generated DFSRS CPU load DFSR RDC not enabled DFSR sharing violation DFSR staged file age DFSR staging area disk space DFSR USN records accepted DFSRS unresponsive DFSRS virtual memory DFSRS working set DNS Client Service is not running Domain controller CPU load Domain controller page faults Domain controller unresponsive File Replication Service is not running File replication (NTFRS) staging space free in kilobytes GC response too slow Group policy object inconsistent Hard disk drive Intersite Messaging Service is not running Invalid primary DNS domain controller address Invalid secondary DNS domain controller address KDC service is not running LSASS CPU load LSASS virtual memory LSASS working set Missing SRV DNS record for either the primary or secondary DNS server NETLOGON not shared NetLogon service is not running Orphaned group policy objects exist Review the reported orphaned GPO folders in the local SYSVOL and remove any that are obsolete. Physical memory Power supply Primary DNS resolver is not responding Secondary DNS resolver is not responding Security Accounts Manager Service is not running SRV record is not registered in DNS SYSVOL not shared W32Time service is not running Workstation Service is not running
Domain alerts Site alerts Forest alerts Azure Active Directory Connect alerts
Event Definitions PowerShell cmdlets

Managing users

You can add, edit, and delete Azure® Active Directory® users from within Active Administrator®. A quick way to create new users is to copy an existing user and its associated groups. You also easily can change passwords.

You also can search for users and use the displayed options to edit, delete, disable, change passwords, or manage groups assigned to the user. See Searching Azure Active Directory.

1
Select Azure Active Directory | Users.
To filter the list of users, start typing in the Filter Users box. The list filters as you type. To clear the filter, click X.

Add

Add a new user.

Copy

Copy an existing user to create a new user. When you copy a user, you also can copy the groups or select other groups to associate with the new user.

Edit

Edit the selected user.

Reset Password

Reset the password of the selected user.

Delete

Delete the selected user.

Group Membership

Manage the group memberships of the selected user.

Managing groups

You can add, edit, and delete Azure® Active Directory® groups from within Active Administrator®. A quick way to create new groups is to copy an existing group.

You also can search for groups and use the displayed options to edit, delete, or manage group members. See Searching Azure Active Directory.

1
Select Azure Active Directory | Groups.
To filter the list of groups, start typing in the Filter Groups box. The list filters as you type. To clear the filter, click X.

Add

Add a new group.

Edit

Edit a selected group.

Copy

Copy an existing group to create a new group.

Delete

Delete a selected group.

Members

Manage members of the selected group.

Searching Azure Active Directory

One way to manage Azure® Active Directory® users and groups is to perform a search. Once you locate the desired user or group, you can use the displayed options to edit or delete users or groups, and to reset passwords or disable users. You also can manage group members.

1
Select Azure Active Directory | Search.
3
Type at least one character in the Search for users and groups box.
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Click Search.
To filter the results, start typing in the Filter Results box. The list filters as you type. To clear the filter, click X.

Edit

Edit a selected user or group.

Groups

Manage the groups assigned to the selected user.

Members

Manage members of the selected group.

Reset Password

Reset the password of the selected user.

Disable

Disable the selected user.

Delete

Delete the selected user or group.

Viewing changes to Azure Active Directory

You can send email notifications to selected recipients about changes that occur in Azure® Active Directory®.

IMPORTANT: You must configure Active Administrator® to connect with Azure Active Directory before using this feature. See Setting up Azure Active Directory change notifications.
1
Select Azure Active Directory | Change Notifications.
2
If necessary, click Refresh. The changes that occurred in the last 48 hours display.
3
Select a change, and click Details. The Event Details window opens where you can view the action text and event details, send an email, add a comment, and tag the event.
a
Click Send Email.
d
Click Send.
a
Click Comments.
b
Click Add Comment.
c
Type the comment, and click OK. The comment is included in the email.
a
Click Tags.
b
Click Select Tag.
d
Click OK. The tag is included in the email and you can use the tag to filter the events list. See Managing archive reports.

 

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