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I’m often asked if I can include attributes from a user’s Terminal Services Profile tab in their AD properties in AD Info and AD Tidy, but for whatever reason MS decided to store these attributes in a very strange format so it is not easy. I’ve finally spent some time on it and got something working now and thought I would share my results (and frustration) with the rest of the community in case it helps anyone else out.

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The public BETA of my new Active Directory permissions reporting tool is now available to download. Read on for more details and a video of the tool in action.

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As mentioned in a previous post, I’m currently working on an Active Directory permissions reporting tool and I just wanted to get some feedback from you guys on which features you’d like me to make a priority for the first release.

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As you’ve probably guessed from the title, the next tool I’m going to be releasing is a permissions reporting tool for Active Directory. It will be similar in concept to my NTFS Permissions Reporter tool, but obviously instead of reporting on file system permissions it will report on permissions assigned to objects in AD (e.g who can modify which properties of which user accounts, OUs, etc etc).

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I’m considering making a tool for tracking/auditing user logons, as this is something people often ask me to make, but there’s one thing I want to get your opinions on first.

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AD Tidy 2.0 Released

March 29, 2013 — 3 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that the brand new version of my popular AD account clean up tool is now available. Read on for purchase link and details of the free edition release date.

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As mentioned in my previous posts, this new version of AD Tidy will come in two editions like most of my other apps – a free edition and a standard edition. This post will explain the differences between them along with release dates and pricing.

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AD Info 1.6 Released

December 7, 2012 — 1 Comment

The new version of my Active Directory querying/reporting tool is now available. Both the free edition and standard edition have been updated with a large number of improvements, read on for details.

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As mentioned in a previous blog post, version 1.5 of the standard edition of AD Info was released a few days ago – well now version 1.5 of the free edition is also available for download.

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The new version of my Active Directory querying tool, AD Info, adds the ability to query several Exchange Server related attributes (user’s SMTP addresses etc) as well as several other requested attributes and features

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Group Manager is a tool aimed at end users that allows them to edit group membership for any security or distribution groups that they are assigned as the manager of in Active Directory.

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Its been a while since I released an update for my free Active Directory last logon tool, AD Tidy. So today I released a new version that includes a few user requested features along with a couple of changes I have been meaning to make for a while. Read on for details…

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