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Manage Active Directory using Dameware Remote Support

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Updated: June 30, 2017

This topic applies to:

  • Remote Support, centralized mode
  • Remote Support, stand-alone and evaluation modes

Dameware Remote Support lets you add, delete, and update Active Directory Objects including Organizational Units (OUs), Containers, Users, and Groups. With Dameware Remote Support, you can manage multiple Active Directory domains from one console. The benefit of using Remote Support to manage your Active Directory environment is that you do not need to log in to your Active Directory server to perform all of the functions available in the Remote Support console.

While there are many Active Directory monitoring tasks you can perform with Remote Support, this topic provides guidelines on a few of the mostly commonly used features.

Before you begin, ensure that you have configured Active Directory in Dameware Remote Support.

If you want to... Complete these Steps...

Create a new Organization Unit, User, or Group

  1. Expand Active Directory.
  2. Navigate through the domain, and then click Active Directory Users & Computers > Users.
  3. Click Users.
  4. Right-click a user object, and select New > Organization, Group, or User.


Delete a user account

  1. Navigate to the Users folder.
  2. Right-click an account, and select Delete.


Reset a password, and disable, and enable accounts

Right-click a user, and select Account.


View the properties of an object

Right-click the object, and select Properties.


Create, move, or delete mailboxesRight-click an object, and click Exchange Tasks.


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09:49, 5 Jul 2017