Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Active Directory Regulatory Compliance Reports

If you're an IT admin or an IT analyst for a publicly held organization, you probably are tasked with generating a bunch of security reports based on Active Directory that your organization needs to furnish to demonstrate the regulatory compliance of security of IT resources and access rights on these resources.

For example, you probably may be asked to generate a report listing all the accounts that have not been used in the last business quarter, or asked to generate a report which documents who all can manage the CFO's domain user account etc.

In this blog, we will take a look at some of the essential Active Directory based reports and examine different ways in which we can generate these reports.