Enterprise Reporter for Active Directory

Discover, report and audit AD across the enterprise

Gain visibility into users, groups, organizational units, permissions and other Active Directory configurations with Dell Enterprise Reporter for Active Directory.

Perform change history audits, security assessments and pre-and post-migration analysis with the business insight and reporting tools you need. It’s a solid solution for informing strategic planning and proactive management of your IT infrastructure.

Features

  • Gain security and compliance visibility: Gain a clear view of critical IT asset configurations in AD domains. Enhance compliance with security best practices, internal policies and external regulations through comprehensive AD reporting.
  • Perform a pre-migration assessment: Pinpoint user and group dependencies, matching conflicts and unused accounts before the migration starts, ensuring a smooth domain migration or consolidation project.
  • Delegate rights reporting: Report on who has access to AD domains and OUs, users, groups and computers to ensure appropriate Active Directory delegation.
  • Capture change history: Get historical configuration information on users, groups, organizational units and permissions. View detailed change history reports. Historical analysis and compliance reporting provides you with in-depth insight.
  • Scale to AD environments: Scalable data collection capabilities mean you can scale to AD environments of any size and geographic distribution. Minimize the impact of data collection on network and server performance, and leverage distributed collection architecture for load balancing by scheduling collections during off-peak hours.
  • Make storage more efficient: Compare AD domain discoveries and store only changes, reducing database storage requirements and saving more change history data.
  • Automate reporting workflows: Report generation and delivery can be automated for multiple recipients and based on their schedules.
  • Boost auditing efficiency with separation of duties (SoD): Provide auditors, help-desk staff and IT managers only the reports they request, ensuring secure and effective AD audits aligned with department and business functions.
  • Customize reports: Create predefined and customizable reports with advanced filtering and multiple formats, including text and images in PDF, HTML, MHT, RTF, XLS, XLSX, CSV formats. This enables effective data analysis that meets the unique informational needs of your organization.
  • Standardized reporting portal: Gain a unified reporting interface across the entire family of Dell Software compliance and IT governance solutions by exporting reports to the Dell Software Knowledge Portal.

Sys Reqs

CPU

Intel or AMD 2 GHz multiprocessor
32 or 64-bit processors

RAM

Minimum: 4 GB RAM
Recommended: 8 GB RAM

Hard Disk Space

Disk space requirements will vary with the Enterprise Reporter components you install:
Server—10 GB
Configuration Manager—10 GB
Discovery Node—10 GB for installed files, plus extra space for processing discoveries. Space required varies with the amount of data collected.
Report Manager—10 GB
Database size varies with the amount of data you collect.
The file share that you use for the Shared Data Location will require space for storage of collected data. Space required varies with the amount of data collected.
Total disk size if all components are on the same system—100 GB

Operating System

It is not recommended that the server or console be installed on a domain controller.

Server – Enterprise Reporter Server

  • Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2
  • Windows Server Core 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server Core 2008 R2 wih Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit)

Consoles – Configuration Manager, Report Manager and Database Wizard

  • Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 (64 bit and 32 bit)
    (both components except nodes)

Discovery Targets

  • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
  • Windows Server Core 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server Core 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • NetApp Filer - Data ONTAP 7.3.4 and Data ONTAP 8.0.1
  • EMC Celerra Storage Devices - EMC Celerra 5.6 with Server Message Block 1.0
  • Dell Fluid FS7600
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 (64 bit and 32 bit)

Managed Computers

  • Windows Servers
    • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
    • Windows Server Core 2012
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server Core 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
    • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit)
  • Clusters
    • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
    • Windows Server Core 2012
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server Core 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (64 bit and 32 bit)
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices
    • NetApp Filer 7.3.4
    • NetApp Filer 8.0.1
    • Dell FluidFS FS7600
    • EMC VNX:7.0.35-3
    • EMC Celera 5.6.48
    • NetApp Release 8.1X47 7-Mode

Required Software

To obtain links to the following required software, launch the Enterprise Reporter Autorun.
Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0 (Full)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (x86) version 8.0.59193
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (x64) version 8.0.59192
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1  Redistributable Package (x86) version 10.0.40219
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1  Redistributable Package (x64) version 10.0.40219
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (x86) version 11.0.60610.1
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (x64) version 11.0.60610.1

Required Services

Remote Registry service enabled on discovery targets for collections

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