Active Administrator Overview
Quest® Active Administrator® extends the functionality of the built-in Windows® management tools for Active Directory® by allowing administrators to view and manage security in a much more extensible interface. Active Administrator gives administrators the ability to control permissions inheritance on objects as well as change inherited permissions to explicit permissions.
Starting Active Administrator console
|Select Start | Active Administrator Console
|The Active Administrator Quick Tasks
area presents links to options in the menu structure that are frequently used, as well as basic tasks that you can perform directly on the Home
page. See Using quick tasks.
Using quick tasks
The Home page lists quick tasks that take you to specific areas in Active Administrator®. In addition, you can perform some quick tasks directly on the Home page.
Using the dashboard
The dashboard provides a quick look into Active Directory® activity.