Lepide Active Directory Self Service (LADSS) is a web-based Active Directory self-service solution, which allows end users to reset password, unlock account and update personal information in the Windows Active Directory. Alternatively, domain users can also authorize co-workers to perform these tasks in their absence; thus, completely eliminating the need to call or raise IT tickets to system administrators or help desk personnel for password/account management tasks.
LADSS helps to save valuable time and resources and instill power in the hands of end users but under the supervision of the administrator. Using LADSS, administrators can configure policies and automate self-service password reset whilst managing his tight schedule. Reports, schedule, end user notifications, and bulk enrollment features further aid administrators to eventually increase the organizationís ROI drastically.
Who can benefit from LADSS?
The Self Service Active Directory software ensures all round benefits for the admin, domain users and the organization as well. See below discussed benefits at each level:
| Instantly unlock account and reset password from login screen
||Predefine policy configuration and ensure security
||Reduce costs linked with helpdesk calls and IT tickets resolution
|No productivity loss due to account related issues
||Web-based interface to manage domain from anywhere in the network
||No downtime, better resource usage for enhanced ROI
|Keep AD updated with latest personal info
||Get complete user status through reports
||Updated employee info in AD and automatic management of user accounts
|Authorize co-workers for account unlock/reset password
||Send notifications to users in bulk
||SSL support for secured environments
Software Features at a glance:
Self Service Management:
LADSS allows end-users to take control of their AD account by performing self password reset and self account unlock directly from the login screen and also keep Windows Active Directory updated with their latest personal information without any assistance from the administrator/help desk personnel.
LADSS features GINA/CP for one-click access to software functionalities directly from the locked (CTRL+ALT+DEL) screen. Enrolled domain users can click the reset password/unlock account tab from their login screen and perform the required task with the ease of a single click.
Empowers end-users to authorize co-workers for password reset and unlock account tasks on the userís behalf from their own account.
Automatic Unlock Account: Allows the administrator to configure policy for automatic account unlock at specified time for any particular domain OUís. Admin can define in advance when to automatically unlock all locked out accounts at daily, weekly or monthly basis.
Bulk Enrollment: Administrators can enroll hundreds of users collectively by importing user data through CSV files. Simply enter userís SAMAccount Name and security questions and answers to create CSV files.
LADSS provides the admin with options to notify users on various occasions and manage self-service actions proactively.
- Expiry notification: Allows to proactively notify domain users regarding their password expiry; so that, users can change their password in advance.
- Enrollment notification: Admin can notify users to get themselves enrolled with LADSS to perform self password reset, account unlock and self info update tasks.
- Bulk enrollment notification: Admin can enroll users with LADSS and notify them about their login details, security questions, and about LADSS privileges.
Dashboard: The dashboard provides a sneak peek of Active Directory Users Status, Audit Data, Enrollment Data, and Past 7 days Audit Data to have a quick idea of domain usersí status in AD.
Security Based Configurations:
Administrators can ensure strong password reset/account unlock policies by configuring question and answer policies. Under this, users need to answer predefined questions before performing self reset functions. Also, administrators can select which fields regarding personal information can be updated by the user in AD.
User Actions and Status Reports:
Reports classified under general, audit and enrollment reports feature various subtypes to give entire information regarding user account status in AD, actions performed with LADSS and enrollment status of users. Report scheduling feature further enhances the softwareís capabilities.
A pictographic representation of various scenarios depicting the need of self-service reset management solution
Trial Version Info (Free for 50 Users)
Owing to its rich set of configuration abilities, Active directory password reset software is easy to install and implement in Windows based network. The free trial version of Lepide Active Directory self-service is fully featured i.e., it works similar to the full version. However, the only limitation with it is that it supports maximum 50 end-users; which means up to 50 enrolled users can perform self-password reset, self-account unlock, and self-information update without incurring any cost to the organization. For enrolling more than 50 users, full version of the password reset Active Directory software has to be purchased.