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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

Setting up Access Explorer

The initial configuration of Access Explorer involves a one-time setup of the Access Explorer database and the first managed domain.

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Setting up the Access Explorer database

The Access Explorer service scans and indexes security access information on files, folders, and shares on managed computers in managed domains. The data is stored in the Access Explorer database.

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Select Tools | Access Explorer Configuration.
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Click Configure Access Explorer.
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On the Configuration tab, below set up database, click set up now.
NOTE: These credentials must have the right to create databases on the target SQL Server® instance. They are subsequently used to access the database to store permission information collected from managed computers.
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Setting up the first managed domain (includes the service account)

Before you can start managing computers, you must first add a domain in which those computers reside. This domain must be associated with a service account with credentials that can perform operations on those computers.

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Select Tools | Access Explorer Configuration.
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Click Configure Access Explorer.
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On the Configuration tab, below set up managed domain, click set up now.
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An option to Click for more configuration options is displayed. Selecting this option closes the one-time setup screen permanently and opens Tools | Access Explorer Configuration |Configure Access Explorer| Configuration tab. See Updating Access Explorer configuration.

Updating Access Explorer configuration

Once the database and the first managed domain and service accounts are added, you can continue to add or edit additional managed domains, forests, and service accounts.

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