What’s New for Active Administrator – March 2017

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226822 - How to allow a user read only access to Directory Analyzer Alerts

How to allow a user read only access to Directory Analyzer Alerts within role base access.

 Created: March 4, 2017

  

226823 - Are Personal Information Exchange (PFX) (PKCS12) files supported within the Certificates module

Are Personal Information Exchange (PFX) (PKCS12) files supported within the Certificates module?

 Created: March 4, 2017

  

226908 - Cannot cancel Pending or Running tasks

There are a number of tasks that have a status of Pending or Running and cannot be cancelled.

 Created: March 7, 2017

 

 227048 - Error: "Unable to establish a connection with the server" after upgrading Active Administrator

After upgrading the Active Administrator server, when you try to open the console, an error similar to following may occur:Unable to...

 Created: March 9, 2017

  

227234 - How to restore AD objects?

How to restore AD objects such as users, computers and groups?

 Created: March 14, 2017

  

227150 - What are the new features in version 8.1?

What are the new features in version 8.1?

 Created: March 12, 2017

 

 227566 - How to verify the Workstation Logon Audit agent has been successfully deployed using a GPO?

How can we confirm the Workstation Logon Audit agent has been deployed to the workstations?

 Created: March 23, 2017

 

 227578 - How to find the name of the live database?

Where can you find the name of the current live database that Active Administrator is using?

 Created: March 23, 2017

 

 227465 - Can Active Administrator monitor for LDAP Signing events

Is it possible to monitor for LDAP signing events (Event ID 2886 thru 2889 in the Directory Services Event log).

 Created: March 21, 2017

  

227317 - Cannot insert duplicate key row in object 'dbo.tblDistinctProperty' with unique index 'IX_PCode_PValue_tblDistinctProperty'.

Archive task fails: An error has occurred. Will retry in 30 seconds. This is retry 1 of 10. Error: Cannot insert duplicate key row in object 

 Created: March 16, 2017

 

 227668 - Audit reports are empty for events that have a computer account as the acting user

Trying to run a report for events where a computer account is the acting user, results in no data returned. For example, the User Accounts Created...

 Created: March 27, 2017

 

 227429 - How to alert on new computers or domain controllers added to the domain

This solution outlines how to alert on new domain controllers or computers added to the Active Directory domain.

 Created: March 20, 2017

  

227497 - Antivirus exclusions for version 8.1

 Created: March 22, 2017

  

227803 - Attempting to create a new Active Administrator database results in error "Critical Error: Database server <server name> could not be contacted"

The below error occurs when attempting to create a new Active Administrator database: Critical Error: Database server...

 Created: March 29, 2017

 

 227508 - Certain tables within the Active Administrator database are not getting purged properly

The tblAlertLogProperty and tblDistinctProperty tables within the Active Administrator database are not getting purged properly.

 Created: March 22, 2017

 

 Revised

 

106199 - How to change the login and password for the Active Administrator service account

How to change the login and/or password for the Active Administrator services.

 Revised: March 3, 2017

  

227150 - What are the new features in version 8.1?

What are the new features in version 8.1?

 Revised: March 14, 2017

 

 226529 - How to purge stale inactive accounts

How to purge stale inactive accounts.

 Revised: March 2, 2017

  

226526 - How to specify preferred domain controllers to retrieve Active Directory Objects

How to specify preferred domain controllers to retrieve Active Directory Objects.

 Revised: March 1, 2017

  

226527 - How to schedule Active Directory backups on a weekly basis

How to schedule Active Directory backups on a weekly basis.

 Revised: March 1, 2017

 

 226528 - How to customize the view of security objects such as users, groups, organization units, or computers.

How to customize the view of security objects such as users, groups, organization units, or computers.

 Revised: March 1, 2017

  

184756 - How to Upgrade Active Administrator 7.x or later to version 8.x?

This article shows how to upgrade Active Administrator from version 7.x or later to 8.x

 Revised: March 9, 2017

 

 95225 - Unable to download software

Customers working at Military sites, or heavily restricted work environments may get errors such as 404 Not Found when trying to...

 Revised: March 6, 2017

  

226401 - How to audit who is moving active directory objects (groups, users, etc) from one OU to another

Need to setup auditing to track who renamed / moved an Active Directory object.

 Revised: March 10, 2017

 

 226401 - How to audit who is moving active directory groups from one OU to another

Need to setup auditing to track who renamed / moved an Active Directory object.

 Revised: March 7, 2017

 

 150325 - "The formatter threw an exception while trying to deserialize the message"

After installing the Active Administrator Console (AAC), an error occurs when trying to open the application: An error occurred while...

 Revised: March 24, 2017

 

 103263 - How to download a product

How to download a product.

 Revised: March 27, 2017

 

 179014 - Custom report using Event Descriptions - Filter in Details results in Timeout expired

All reports run fine except one custom report using Event Descriptions - Filter in Details. This report is producing Critical Error: Timeout...

 Revised: March 16, 2017

 

  

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