PCM offers more than standard complexity rules Gladbach in Windows domains Bergisch, October 14, 2010 most companies would like to different password complexity rules (password-policies) for different users (-Group) set up. Tools4ever, operating worldwide in the areas of identity & access management solutions, presents a new innovative solution to regulate the password policies on domain or OU level with the password complexity Manager (PCM). Companies are PCM able for different groups of users, to set a different password policies and thus significantly increasing the security of their network. Finally, in some cases, it is necessary that user reasons must use a complex password. In other cases, a normal or low complexity sufficient. It can also be the compliance rules dictate that a password must meet certain requirements with the standard complexity rules, which in Domains are valid, can not be realized. Default password policies for domain user accounts offer once only limited possibilities. The password complexity Manager (PCM) offers all imaginable combinations to implement your password policy and also includes much more functionality when compared to the standard complexity rules within the Windows domain.
PCM offers you such as the option to set the password complexity at the OU level in the AD domain. Also, the users are notified during the reset of the password in which rules have not been followed. PCM by Tools4ever offers the possibility to extend the standard complexity rules that apply to passwords in the Windows Active Directory, thus the administrators. Company hereby decisively increase the security of their network. Features of the password complexity Manager are: complexity in the domain/OU level: with PCM can set up multiple password of policies at different levels – for each Domain and organizational unit (OU). Interface to adjust the complexity rules: PCM provides a number of predefined rules by which administrators themselves can determine which rules are applied when.
Feedback: PCM provides a customized GINA client that controls changes a password, whether the new password complies with the rules set by the PCM or AD. When entering the new password, the PCM-GINA directly indicates whether a rule has been respected. This gives the user direct feedback, whether the new password meets the complexity rules, and offers the ability to customize the password in real time. Integration with password management solutions: PCM can be seamlessly integrated with other password management solutions by Tools4ever, like E.g. self service reset password management (SSRPM). SSRPM user can reset your password based on a given question response procedure. If a company deploys SSRPM in combination with PCM, entering a new user be Password in the same window pointed out the current complexity rules. For more information about password complexity Manager please visit products/password complexity manager / about Tools4ever Tools4ever distinguishes itself with a no. no-nonsense approach and a low “Total Cost of Ownership”. Compared with other identity and access management solutions provides a complete solution instead of the usual time of several weeks or months Tools4ever within a few days. With this approach, Tools4ever is worldwide active in the field of identity and access management with more than 1 million managed accounts. Tools4ever provides various software products and consultancy services in the field of identity management, such as for example user provisioning, RBAC, password management, SSO and access management. For more information: Www.tools4ever.com.