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Introducing GroupID 6, now with Active Directory history

Imanami is pleased to announce GroupID 6, available immediately for customers and evaluators.  GroupID 6 continues to promote directory and group management for Active Directory, bringing three new key features into the GroupID suite: Active Directory history tracking Self Service Password Reset Ability for users to opt in to smart groups Active Directory history tracking…

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Active Directory group membership, how important is accuracy?

Every organization has distribution lists and security groups, usually lots and lots of them (that’s a technical term meaning greater than the number of users).  Sometimes Active Directory is just bursting with AD groups.  Every single one of these groups gives access to information, files and folders, or resources of some kind. So, obviously, accurate Active…

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What are Identity Management Solutions?

Defining identity management exactly is an interesting question.  In many ways the definition is completely different from organization to organization and vendor to vendor.  Wikipedia (the authoritative source of collective watered down wisdom) says: Identity management is a broad administrative area that deals with identifying individuals in a system and controlling access to the resources…

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The only constants are changes in Active Directory

Change in Active Directory is a constant never ending thing.  That’s my quote, not very literary, but let me temper it with these classics: “It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today.”  –Isaac Asimov “There is nothing permanent except change.”  – Heraclitus “When it’s time to change, you’ve…