The Ultimate Solution for Active Directory Auditing

Are you concerned about the security of your Active Directory? You're not alone. ManageEngine ADAudit Plus is here to provide you with a comprehensive auditing solution for your Active Directory and Windows Server environment.

What is Active Directory Auditing?

Active Directory auditing involves tracking changes to your Active Directory objects, including users, groups, and policies. It's crucial for ensuring security, compliance, and efficient IT operations. ADAudit Plus extends this capability to Active Directory in Azure, offering a unified auditing solution.

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The Challenges of Active Directory Auditing

Auditing an Active Directory environment is not a walk in the park. Here are some challenges you might face:

  • Audit Log Management: Keeping track of audit logs can be overwhelming.
  • Real-Time Monitoring: Detecting changes or unauthorized access in real-time is crucial for security.
  • Compliance Requirements: Meeting regulatory requirements like GDPR, HIPAA, and SOX is a must.

Why Auditing is Non-Negotiable

In today's cybersecurity landscape, auditing your Active Directory is non-negotiable. It's not just about compliance; it's about safeguarding your organization's most valuable asset - its data.

Why Choose ManageEngine ADAudit Plus?

Comprehensive Auditing

ADAudit Plus offers a complete auditing solution, covering not just Active Directory but also your Windows File Servers, Windows Server Data, and even Active Directory in Azure.

Real-Time Alerts

Receive real-time email alerts for critical changes, ensuring that you can take immediate action.

Pre-configured Reports

Choose from a plethora of pre-configured reports that help you comply with industry regulations like GDPR, HIPAA, and SOX.

User Behavior Analytics

Understand user behavior patterns and detect anomalies effectively to mitigate security risks.

Windows File Server Auditing

Track changes to your file servers. Know who changed what, when, and from where.

Monitor File Changes on Windows

Get detailed information on file creations, deletions, modifications, and permission changes.

Windows Server Auditing

Audit critical activities and changes in your Windows Server environment to enhance security and meet compliance requirements.

Windows Active Directory Workstations Auditing

Monitor and audit changes made on workstations to ensure that they comply with your security policies and standards.

Azure Reporting

Extend your auditing capabilities to Azure Active Directory with detailed reports and real-time alerts.

Multi-Platform Auditing

ADAudit Plus is not limited to just Windows; it also supports auditing of Unix/Linux servers, providing a truly integrated auditing solution.

Scheduled Reporting

Automate the generation and distribution of audit reports via email to multiple users, at specified times.

Audit Policy Configuration

Easily configure audit policies with the built-in policy template editor, ensuring that you are auditing the right events for compliance and security.

Data Archiving

Archive old audit data for forensic analysis and compliance checks. You can store your data securely for as long as you need it.

Awards and Recognitions

  • TrustRadius Winter 2023 Awards: Best Value for Price, Best Feature Set, and Best Relationship
  • Trusted by the Best
  • 9 out of every 10 Fortune 100 companies trust ADAudit Plus. Companies like Barclays, AT&T, and Sony rely on ADAudit Plus for their auditing needs.

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Your Active Directory Deserves the Best Auditing Solution

Don't compromise when it comes to auditing your Active Directory and Windows Server environment. With ManageEngine ADAudit Plus, you get a solution that is robust, feature-rich, and trusted by industry leaders. It's time to take control of your Active Directory auditing like never before.

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Features

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Your Role

Sarah, IT Manager

Sarah, IT Manager

Sarah is responsible for overseeing the IT department and ensuring that all IT services are running smoothly. She uses ADAudit Plus to monitor and track changes to the Windows Server environment, detect security threats, and generate audit-ready reports to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

As the IT Manager, Sarah wants to:

  • Monitor logons on my Active Directory (AD) so that I can identify unauthorized access.
  • Track changes to users, groups, and security policies on my Windows Server.
  • Continuously monitor the active and idle time spent by employees.
  • Audit file accesses and permission changes on my Windows file servers.
  • Get audit-ready reports for the GDPR and other IT mandates.
John, IT Director

John, IT Director

John is responsible for the overall IT strategy and operations of the company. He relies on ADAudit Plus to monitor and track changes to the Windows Server environment, detect security threats, and troubleshoot technical issues to ensure that end-users are able to use IT services without interruptions.

As the IT Director, John wants to:

  • Monitor changes to users, group OUs, GPOs, and other AD objects.
  • Track file accesses and permission changes across various file servers.
  • Get alerts on lockouts and analyze the reason by tracking down the source.
  • Audit account lockouts to hold admins and other privileged users accountable.
  • Leverage user behavior analytics and instant alerts to mitigate threats.
Laura, Security Officer

Laura, Security Officer

Laura is responsible for maintaining the security of the company's IT systems and data. She uses ADAudit Plus to monitor and track changes to the Windows Server environment, detect security threats, and generate audit-ready reports to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

As the Security Officer, Laura wants to:

  • Receive real-time change notifications to know who performed what change
  • Track file accesses, permission changes, and more across various servers
  • Audit account lockouts to hold admins and other privileged users accountable
  • Audit changes to Azure AD to detect and prevent security incidents
  • Leverage user behavior analytics to detect and mitigate insider threats
Mark, System Administrator

Mark, System Administrator

Mark is responsible for maintaining and optimizing the company's IT infrastructure, including servers, storage, and networking. He uses ADAudit Plus to monitor and track changes to the Windows Server environment, detect security threats, and troubleshoot technical issues to ensure that end-users are able to use IT services without interruptions.

Lisa, Database Administrator

Lisa, Database Administrator

Lisa is responsible for maintaining and optimizing the company's databases. She relies on ADAudit Plus to monitor and track changes to the Windows Server environment, detect security threats, and generate audit-ready reports to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

FAQs

Q: What is ADAudit Plus?
A: ADAudit Plus is a comprehensive IT auditing solution that provides full visibility into Windows Server environments, allowing you to monitor logons, track file accesses, detect changes to Active Directory objects, and more.

Q: How does ADAudit Plus help with compliance?
A: ADAudit Plus helps with compliance by providing audit-ready reports for various regulations such as GDPR, HIPAA, FISMA, PCI DSS, GLBA, and SOX, ensuring that you can demonstrate adherence to these standards during compliance audits.

Q: Can ADAudit Plus monitor user activity in real-time?
A: Yes, ADAudit Plus offers real-time monitoring of user activity, allowing you to detect and respond to potential security threats immediately.

Q: Does ADAudit Plus support auditing of Azure AD?
A: Yes, ADAudit Plus supports auditing of Azure AD, providing visibility into changes and sign-ins, and allowing you to gain a correlated view of activity across hybrid environments.

Q: Can ADAudit Plus track file access and permission changes on different file servers?
A: Absolutely. ADAudit Plus can track file access and permission changes across Windows, NetApp, EMC, Synology, Hitachi, Huawei, and Amazon FSx for Windows file servers.

Q: Is ADAudit Plus suitable for small businesses as well?
A: Yes, ADAudit Plus is designed to cater to organizations of all sizes, including small businesses. Its flexible licensing options make it accessible and affordable for businesses with varying needs.

Q: How does ADAudit Plus handle account lockouts and authentication failures?
A: ADAudit Plus alerts you about account lockouts and provides detailed information to help you analyze the reasons behind the lockouts, enabling you to troubleshoot and resolve authentication failures quickly.

Q: Can ADAudit Plus track changes made to Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)?
A: Yes, ADAudit Plus can track changes made to AD FS, allowing you to monitor activity across federation servers and ensure the security of your federated identity infrastructure.

Q: Does ADAudit Plus offer real-time change notification?
A: Yes, ADAudit Plus provides real-time change notification, instantly alerting you about who performed what change, when, and from where in your Windows Server environment.

Q: Is ADAudit Plus easy to deploy and use?
A: Yes, ADAudit Plus offers a user-friendly interface and provides easy deployment options. Its intuitive dashboards and reports make it simple to navigate and extract valuable insights from your auditing data.

Q: How can I get started with ADAudit Plus?
A: Getting started is easy. You can download a 30-day free trial, and once you've installed it, you can follow the guided setup wizard to begin detecting and mitigating threats, streamline your auditing and demonstrate compliance. If you require any assistance, our support team is available to help you every step of the way.

Requirements

ADAudit Plus can be installed on any Windows operating system based-machine in the domain ith the following system specifications.sas

Resource Minimum Recommended
Processor 2.4 GHz 3 GHz
Core 4 6 or more
RAM 8 GB 16 GB
Disk space 50 GB 100 GB

Note: Based on the number of users and audited events captured, additional disk space might be needed.

ADAudit Plus can be installed and run on the following Microsoft Windows operating system versions:

  • Windows Server 2022
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista

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  • Pricing in USD.
  • Quotes in CAD also available.

Standard

Starts at: $595
  • All features of free edition +
  • Reports and alerts on event log data collected from these licensed components:
  • Domain Controllers
  • Azure AD Tenants
  • Windows servers
  • Workstations
  • Windows file servers
  • NAS devices

Addons

Starting at: $345

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