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Security Explorer 9.8 - User Guide

Getting Started with Security Explorer Managing permissions Searching Managing security Managing objects
Managing folders and files Managing shares Managing registry keys Managing services Managing tasks Managing groups and users Managing Favorites Managing Enterprise Scopes Updating licenses Managing network drives
Working with Microsoft SQL Server Working with Microsoft Exchange
Checking minimum requirements Viewing Exchange permissions Granting Exchange permissions Revoking Exchange permissions Cloning Exchange permissions Searching for Exchange server objects and permissions Backing up and restoring Exchange server security Modifying Exchange permissions Managing Exchange group memberships Exporting Exchange security permissions Creating Exchange databases Creating public folder mailboxes Managing Exchange administrators Managing Exchange distribution groups Managing mail contacts Managing mail users Managing mailboxes Managing mailbox folders Managing public folders Using role based access control Setting options for Exchange security
Working with Microsoft SharePoint Working with Access Explorer Working with Microsoft Active Directory Customizing Security Explorer Using the command line Using PowerShell cmdlets Troubleshooting

Creating a new user

1
Open the Group and User Management module.
2
Open the Tasks tab.
3
Click Create User/Group, and select User.
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Click OK. The New User box displays the current selection.
NOTE: To open the New User box on the Browse tab, select Domain Users or Local Users in the Navigation pane, and select Tools | New.

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Click on the Tool Bar; or right-click Domain Users or Local Users, and choose New.

User must change password at next logon

By default, the user is prompted to change the password when they log on for the first time.

User cannot change password

Available only when the User must change password at next logon check box is cleared.

Password never expires

Available only when the User must change password at next logon check box is cleared.

Account is disabled

Select to disable the account.

Account is locked out

The Account is locked out check box is not available when creating a user.

Keep this dialog open after creating new user

By default, the New User box closes when you click Create. If you are creating multiple users, select this check box to keep the New User box open.

Refresh parent user list on completion

By default, the parent list refreshes when you click Create. If you are creating multiple users, clear this check box so you don’t have to wait for the list to refresh.

TIP: If you are creating more than one user, select the Keep this dialog open after creating new user check box and clear the Refresh parent user list on completion check box.

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Click Create.

Modifying group and user properties

1
Open the Group and User Management module.
2
Open the Tasks tab.
3
Click User/Group Properties.
4
Type a group or user account name, or click Advanced selection, and select a group or user.
5
Click View. The Properties for the selected group or user account displays.
NOTE: To open Properties from the Browse tab, select a type of group or user in the Navigation pane, select a group or user in the Objects pane, and select Tools | Properties.

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Click ; double-click a group or user in the Objects pane; or right-click a group or user, and choose Properties.

Modifying group or user Active Directory properties

NOTE: Active Directory® properties may not always be available and are never available for local groups or users. To display Active Directory properties, Administration Tools Pack (adminpak) must be installed on the client computer.
1
Open the Group and User Management module.
2
Open the Tasks tab.
3
Click AD Properties.
4
Type an account name, or click Advanced selection, and select a group or user.
5
Click View. The Properties for the selected group or user appears.
NOTE: To open Properties from the Browse tab, select a type of group or user in the Navigation pane, select a group or user in the Objects pane, and select Tools | Active Directory Properties.

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Right-click a group or user in the Objects pane, and choose Active Directory Properties.

Modifying properties of multiple users

Use the Users Properties advanced task to modify the properties of multiple local users.

1
Open the Group and User Management module.
2
Open the Tasks tab.
3
Click Users Properties.
4
Click Add, and select the users to modify.
5
Click View. The Properties window displays the shared properties.
NOTE: To open Properties from the Browse tab, select Domain Users in the Navigation pane, select one or more users in the Objects pane, and select Tools | Properties.

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Click on the Tool Bar; or right-click a selection of one or more users in the Objects pane, and choose Properties.

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