Self Service Password Reset Active Directory Management tool

Published: 22nd March 2012
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JiJi Technologies, the global leaders who are already in the vanguard in systems and security solutions for Active Directory and Group Policy based environment is proud to announce the launching of one more product in their product range for commercial availability namely Self Service Password Reset Tool.

JiJi Self Service Password Reset tool is a latest one introduced in the market. It is a proactive web-based tool. It will be a breeze to the end-users for securely resetting their own Active Directory Passwords sans the assistance of highly-skilled Help Desk professionals. Active Directory Self Service Password Reset tool cuts down end-user’s downtime. With the advent of this new solution, the practice swarming the help desk to reset their forgotten or lost password has become a thing of bygone era . The efficiency of help-desk staff soars up and now they have more time at their disposal to cast their attention on more pressing problems. With the use of Active Directory Self Service you can be doubly sure of being economically-prudent organization by pruning down the unproductive costs and at the same time beefing up the security and maximize productivity. For more details please reach us:http://www.jijitechnologies.com/jiji-self-service-password-reset.aspx

Active Directory Self Service Password Reset Tool Features and Benefits:

1. Self Password Reset
2. Self Password Change
3. Self Unlock Account
4. Self Update
5. Email Notifications
6. Account Status DashBoard/Report Generation
7. Self Service Policy Settings

Additional Features:

8. Multifactor Factor Authentication
9. Multilingual Support
10. Auto Enroll/Un-enrolled end-users
11. Mobile Code Verification
12. Invite Users
13. Search User Settings
14. Agent Installation and GINA Extension
15. Support for excluding AD objects from reports and charts
16. Pass through Authentication

Salient features of JiJi Self Service Password Reset

5.Email Notifications :

Administrator can enable notification settings, and send alerts during

• User Enrollment
• Password Changes by end-users
• Password Reset by end-users
• Account Unlocked by end-users
• Password Expiry alerts to end-users
• Password expiry alerts to managers

6.a] Account Status Dashboard:

This solution has been provided with a new module called, Account Status Dashboard. Using this provision, the Administrator is enabled to know the Account status of each end-user.

b.] Report Generation:
If the end-user wants to get the Account status in a report form, he can generate the same with a click of the mouse.
The solution will furnish the following information about the end-users in no time:
o Password expired report
o Password soon to expire report
o Enabled Users report
o Disabled Users report
o Account Locked out users report
o Unlocked users report
o Inactive users report

Along with these account status reports, administrator can extract the audit reports on Self Service changes made by end-users such as, Self Password Reset, ,Password Change Account Unlock and self-update.

7.Self-Service Policy Settings :

For this, Self-Service Policy Settings, unique configurations can be performed under the following settings:
Even though JSSPR has been provided with default Self-Service Policy Settings, administrators can add and custom design new Self-Service policy settings or import already exported policy settings. These settings can be applied to specific users of the Active Directory or Domain or Organizational Unit in the Active Directory.

a) Enrollment Questionnaire:

It contains default questions. But the Administrators can import built-in questions
from a chosen file.
The following tasks also can be carried out by the Administrator:
o Deleting/ Editing the Questions
o Language support
o Mandatory settings
o Minimum Answer length

b)Enrollment Settings:

Question settings:
Under this settings ,the Administrator can set the number of questions to be answered, take a decision whether to allow or disallow custom questions of the end-users, number of custom questions to be allowed etc.

Answer Settings:
Under this settings, minimum length of answers for custom questions, whether to allow or
disallow the same answers can be set.

c)Security settings:
Under this setting, answer settings, incorrect answer lockout settings, captcha display settings can be set.

Answer settings (for end-users):
Under this settings, the Administrator can allow visible or invisible answers and allow
or disallow case insensitive answers.

Incorrect answer lockout settings:

Under this feature, the password reset is locked out after the user attempts a specific number of times. And It will be unlocked after a specific time . The Administrator can set the above timings

Captcha Display settings:

The Administrator can have the liberty of allowing or disallowing the captcha.
Likewise he can enable/disenable Audio captcha.

d)Password Reset settings

Answer Settings:

At the time of Password Re-settings, the Administrator has the liberty to decide
whether to allow the end-user to answer all security questions or answer random
security questions.

General settings:
The Administrator can enable/ disable users and unlock the locked out users at the
time of password Re-settings.

Password change settings:

The Administrators can set the Password settings in order to ensure that the users change their passwords at next logon or allow them not to change their passwords or offer the choice to their discretion.

e) Unlock Settings:

The Administrator can allow the user to unlock without answering security questions or fix the number of questions to be answered or allow him to answer randomly.

f) Apply to whom?

The Administrator can apply the policy to the scope (user/group/OU/domain)

g) Mobile Code Verification:

Under this feature, the Administrator will send a verification code to the user mobile via email ,by specifying the service provider's email .From service provider, the generated secret code will be redirected to the end-users' mobile. To activate this feature, the Administrator must have already configured mail server settings which are available in JSSPR.

h)Email Verification Settings:

The Administrator can enable, sending password reset notification email and also sending Password link to the end-user.
i) Enable/Disable Settings:

The Administrator can enable/disable user enrollment, password reset, change password, unlock account, user self-update policy.

j)Special Instructions:

The Administrator can issue Password complexity instructions, special instructions in enrolled page, Password reset page, Password change page.

8.Multi-factor Authentication:
Under this feature, three factor authentications have been provided as mentioned here below:

o Email notification
o Mobile code verification
o Security Questions

The Administrator has the complete responsibility to decide on anyone of the same or all. He can also enable the authentication to the end-user by providing one way/two way/three way authentication. He can also arrange the Password reset authentication order (/Security Questions -> email notification ->/ or /email notification -> security Questions ->Mobile Code Verification/..etc) for the end-user. The authentication order has to be strictly complied with by the user, while resetting the password.

9.Multilingual Support:
The Administrator can enable the multilingual support for end-users in major European languages at Self-Service portal.

10.Auto-enroll/Unenroll Users:
The Administrator can perform bulk user enrollment for a particular group/domain by setting answers to the framed questions, for quick ROI. Also the Administrator can bulk un-enroll end-users as per organization's requirement.

11.Mobile code verification:
Using this feature, the administrator will send a verification code to the user mobile via email ,by specifying the service provider's email .From service provider, the generated secret code will be redirected to the end-users' mobile. To activate this feature, the Administrator must have already configured mail server settings which are available in JSSPR.

12.Invite Users:
The Administrator can select the users to invite them to adopt the policy.

13.Search User Settings:
The Administrator can select the attributes which will be displayed in the Users Search Result page.

14.Agent Installation and GINA Extension:
The client or agent set up can be downloaded and installed from the Password Reset Suite by the Administrator ,which in turn enables end-users to perform Self Password Reset/Change password/unlock account/update their AD profile at the logon screen(GINA) of their work machine.

15.Support for excluding AD Objects from reports and charts:
The Administrator can also exclude specific AD objects from reports and charts ,as per their company policy.

16.Pass Through Authentication:
The Administrator can enable "windows authentication" on JSSPR's Self-Service portal for end-users ,who are logging on to their work machine using their domain profile.

Pricing and Availability:
For evaluation, JiJi Self Service Password Reset is offered for 30 days trial. You can download the evaluation version from:
http://www.jijitechnologies.com/jiji-self-service-password-reset-jspr-trial-download.aspx

About JiJi Technologies:

JiJi Technologies are proven global leaders in system management and security solutions for Active Directory and Group Policy based environment. With world-wide extensive knowledge and vast experience in this field, JiJi Technologies have augmented technology investments and effected laudable cost savings. JiJi Technologies” customer area has spanned over 40 countries. We are always guided by our determination to bring out new IT products for augmenting the security and processing information to catch up with galloping global technologies. JiJi Technologies also offer following products: Active Directory Reports, Active Directory Cleaner, Active Directory Bulk Manager, Password Expiration Notification, Account Lockout Tools, Self Update Help Desk Password Reset, GPO Search, GPO Exim and Self Extractor.For more info: http://www.jijitechnologies.com/

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