Active Directory Auditing

LepideAuditor for Active Directory

Active Directory is a crucial part in Microsoft Windows Servers that requires regular health-checkup & monitoring via keeping a close check on the modifications done across IT systems present within a particular network. Performing Active Directory Change Auditing operations on the Active Directory not only ensures effective management of software resources but also lets you manage your hardware resources, user accounts, passwords, network shares, servers, printers etc.

LepideAuditor for Active Directory is a powerful auditing cum monitoring tool that enhances security of data stored in Active Directory via proactively tracking important configuration changes carried out in hardware systems, servers and operating systems. The Login credentials that users use to access the server are saved in encrypted format while the audit logs can also be archived with complete encryption.

With Auditing Windows Server 2008, you can instantly peep into the complete enterprise view and get details about who is making changes to your systems, what's being modified by them and exactly when these changes are made. Also, you get live change updates via excellent real-time tracking, monitoring & reporting capabilities of the tool.

The new User Interface of the software provides enhanced look to the users while the Dashboard is in the form of a “RADAR” tab with 360° View that provides a quick overview of everything going into the Active Directory, Group policy, File Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint and SQL server. One of the most interesting things about this tool that also differentiates it from others is the resource utilization widget in 360° View tab that shows the usage of resources on server components. However, IT administrators have the privilege to turn on/off the feature with select/unselect server option whenever they want to display resource utilization reports.

Another amazing functionality of this software that makes it stand out amongst other tools is - you can perform scheduling of reports along with advanced filters to meet both security as well as compliance requirements of your organization. Also, you can quickly track all changes in just a few clicks and see who, what, where and when modifications are executed in your IT servers, operating systems & hardware. One more added advantage is its permission analysis feature which displays all the historical changes done in the permissions of the objects. Administrators can even compare permissions for the selected objects between two date and time intervals.

LepideAuditor for Active Directory creates default back-ups of Active Directory and Group Policy every 24 hours automatically and the users are granted the privilege to modify the time and interval of capturing the back-up snapshot. Apart from this, the users get security compliance reports that can be easily configured and sent on scheduled intervals via email communication. Best of all, for any unwanted changes, you can easily restore to previous state and save yourselves from compliance and infringement worries.

Features of LepideAuditor for Active Directory

The tool benefits you by tracking, monitoring and reporting changes done to IT systems in real-time while also enhancing security via improvising management of critical information & meeting strict security compliance standards.

Audit Changes in real-time & get Live Updates

LepideAuditor for Active Directory is an intelligent auditing tool that can audit changes in real-time while also providing you live updates via instant reports. You not only get visibility about what, where, when and who made changes to your IT architecture (including OS, Servers and hardware) but also get exclusive insights on objects, permissions and operations.

Receive alerts while on-the-go with our Mobile App

Whether you're working at office, relaxing at your home or travelling across the globe, LepideAuditor App ensures you have detailed information about what's happening in your enterprise behind you. The mobile app not only gives you real time updates on your smartphone or tablet but also sends you instant notifications as soon as any changes are suspected. One can download the LepideAuditor App for Apple iOS and for Android – two popular mobile operating systems.

Powerful Filtering & Scheduling

Active Directory auditor provides you advanced filtering & scheduling options for generating custom reports based on specific Active Directory auditing preferences. The customized views keep you informed about every 'up-to-the-minute' change detail so that you can dig even deeper.

Consolidated Change Configuration Report

LepideAuditor for Active Directory gives you detailed overview of the modifications via “All Environment Changes” audit report. It enlists all major changes done by users in the IT environment comprising Active Directory, Group Policy, File Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint and SQL Server. One can access these reports from anywhere in the network via the web console.

Observing Regulatory Compliances

LepideAuditor Suite also verifies the status of either single or multiple instances of Active Directory to ensure that the tool strictly meets all the regulatory compliances including FISMA, GLBA, HIPAA, PCI DSS, SAS, and SOX etc. A separate wizard named "Audit Reports" tab has been added with three sections - Audit Reports (to display the predefined reports for additionally inserted server components), Compliance Reports (to display predefined compliance reports), Restore (to display the "Restore" wizard from the screenshots.)

Compliance Auditing, Reporting & Customization

While checking for compliance, the Lepide Auditor Suite for Active Directory also sends predefined 70+ compliance reports that possess details of auditing data on how the server components satisfy the regulatory compliances. Users can customize these reports to execute different operations on the auditing data like grouping, searching, sorting and filtration.

RADAR - 360º View tab for effective reporting

LepideAuditor for Active Directory is unique in the sense that it provides you with a 360º view tab that offers a quick overview of everything going into the Active Directory, Group Policy, Exchange Server, File Server, SharePoint and SQL Server. Also, there is a resource utilization widget that shows the usage of resources on server components. IT administrators can easily turn on/off this feature as per their convenience to select/unselect the server whenever they require to look at resource utilization reports.

Customizable Dashboards

The software possesses a powerful tracking & auditing dashboard that gives you insights about the obsolete user accounts, deleted passwords, and most active users making changes to your systems along with information on what's trending currently via LiveFeed functionality.

Enhanced Granular Reporting

During the Active directory auditing operation, the tool helps you build an extensive reporting system based on turnkey & custom reports that are generated after thorough analysis on specific users and objects. Also, you get deep insights on every changes made so that you can ensure complete security of your IT systems.

Centralized Audit Archiving of Critical Data

The software allows automatic retention of critically important audit logs and information while maintaining compliance with security standards by centrally archiving the audit data to SQL servers. This in turn simplifies the scheduling of reports and also retains information for a long period of time, so that, you can access and analyze it later.


Active Directory Auditor is a component of our comprehensive audit solution-LepideAuditor Suite. With this tool, one can audit not just Active Directory but Group policies, Exchange Server, File Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server and even more. Get the solution as per your needs and you always have the option to get license for any of the required components.

Highly Compatible

LepideAuditor for Active Directory supports all versions of MS Exchange Server including Exchange 2003 Server, Exchange Server 2007, Exchange Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2013. Users can easily install and run this software on different versions of Windows OS platforms - Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2. Also, the supported SharePoint Server versions include SharePoint Server 2010 / SharePoint Foundation 2010 / SharePoint Server 2013 / SharePoint Foundation 2013 while the supported SQL Server versions for auditing are - SQL Server 2005 / SQL Server 2008 / SQL Server 2008 R2 / SQL Server 2012 / SQL Server 2014



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Download Free Demo

You can download the evaluation version of LepideAuditor for Active Directory for free and get hands on its functionalities up to a limited period of time. The demo version provides you a quick overview on the software working, features and benefits.The trial license can be used for 15 days and one can fully audit all components – Domain (Active Directory, File Server Auditor, Group Policy, and Exchange Server), SharePoint and SQL server with this freeware edition. We recommend you to install the trial version before purchase and check whether it meets your specific requirements. If you like the software and want to continue using the software in order to secure your IT environment, just contact our sales team and purchase the fully featured license.


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