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Active Administrator 8.5 - Whats New

What's New in Active Administrator

Active Administrator® 8.5 is the latest release of Quest Software's complete solution for managing Microsoft® Active Directory® health, delegation, accounts, GPOs, recovery and security auditing, and certificate and DNS management. This document provides a highlight of these improvements.

This document highlights key features new in this release. For more information about these or any features, see the Quest Active Administrator 8.5 User Guide.


Additional Supported Platforms

The following platforms are now supported in Active Administrator.

New Required Software

The following software is required for Active Administrator 8.5.

Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.7.2

Active Directory Health enhancements

Create a notification in which the selected alert should be included. Select Active Directory Health | Alerts | Create Notification.
Set the notifications in which the selected alert should be included. Select Active Directory Health | Alerts | Add to Notification.
Select the event logs for which an alert should be generated. Select Active Directory Health | Agents | Monitored Domain Controllers | Settings | Domain Controller | Event Log.
Install the Active Directory Health Analyzer agents into a pool or onto domain controllers manually. Copy C:\Program Files\Quest\ActivAdministrator\Server\SLAgent\DAAgent to C:\Windows and use Setup.exe -help to see the usage details of the available parameters.
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