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AD Password is the only solution allowing end-users to reset forgotten Active Directory
and AD LDS (ADAM) passwords and unlock their locked-out accounts while seamlessly
integrating into your existing environment. AD Password offers multiple interfaces
allowing users to change their passwords or enroll in the Password Reset Service
from Microsoft SharePoint, a standard web interface and the Windows logon dialog.
AD Password is a flexible solution that eliminates the source of the number one
help desk call -- password resets.
The AD Self-Service Suite offers the first self-service password reset tool to support
the Windows 7 and Vista operating systems.
The AD Password for Windows client appears as an additional logon option allowing
users to walk through a simple process and reset a forgotten password or unlock
their locked-out account. Users who are unable to even login to their workstations
may perform password resets without assistance at any time even on weekends.
As organizations try to make their environments more secure through stronger password
policies, it becomes more challenging for end users to remember their own complex
and ever-changing passwords. According to Gartner, 40 percent of the help desk call
volume can be attributed to password management requests from users. Because each
password reset call can cost up to $40 in dedicated resources for resolution and
associated user downtime, eliminating password-related calls with AD Password will
result in significant cost savings. The Dot Net Factory’s AD Password is designed
to ensure password security while removing this burdensome cost.
The Password Reset Center in AD Password is an anonymous web page that users are
redirected to if they forget their password or their account becomes locked out.
From this friendly interface, users may reset their password or unlock their account
by answering previously defined Challenge Questions. Users may answer these Challenge
Questions at any time from one of AD Password's available interface options.
Included with AD Password is a friendly web interface that alerts users before their
password expires and allows them to see when it was last changed. This same interface
also enables users to change their password or enroll in the Password Reset Service
by answering administrator-defined Challenge Questions. AD Password also provides
a SharePoint web part and an interface for the Windows logon screen.