- Service component - It is the centralized and core component component, it processes all the requests.
- Web component - Lets the Administrators to configure the security settings
and view the audit.
Lets the help desk admins to process the requests from users.
Lets the users to reset password and submit requests to help desk admins.
AdSysNet Password Manager Installation
At first, AdSysNet Password Manager setup installs the installer application. Installer
application provides the option to install and configure the password manager components.
Service Component - Install and Configure
Service component is the core and centralized component of AdSysNet Password Manager.
It processes all the application settings, user requests and help desk approvals.
Service component needs to be installed on only one workstation. All the client
consoles such as Admin Console, Help Desk Console and User Web Console will connect
to the same service component. Service Component can be installed from the installer
in few mouse clicks.
After installing the service component, the service needs to be configured. Service
component will create a windows service to process the requests from all the consoles.
An available port is required to run the windows service. Once the service is started,
the database needs to be configured, specify the database name without any extension.
Service component provides Service Controller application to monitor the service
and database status.
- .NET Framework 4.0
- SQL Server/SQL Express (Required for deployment only, trial version does not need
Web Component - Install and Configure
Web Component is a simple client web interface which provides the graphical user
interface to make requests to the AdSysNet Password Manager system. The web component
consists of the following three parts,
- User console
- Help Desk console
- Admin console
- .NET Framework 4.0
- Internet Information Services (IIS) version 6.0 and later.
After installing the web component, the web service needs to be configured. To start
the web service, a web site needs to be created on the web server (IIS). Once the
website is configured successfully, the web service needs to be connected with the
User Console lets the users to proceed the password reset, unlock, update profile
actions and submitting the requests to corresponding help desk admins. Web console
needs to be installed on a single workstation, all the users can access the web
console through web browser using the correct web console url. User Web Console
can be installed from installer in few mouse clicks.
Help Desk Console
Help Desk Console lets the Help Desk Administrators to process the requests from
the permitted users. Also, Help Desk Administrators can perform password reset,
unlock account, update profile for the permitted users when no requests made by
the users. Help Desk Console can be installed from installer in few mouse clicks.
By default, all the members of Domain Admins group and the user managing the scope
are allowed to access the Help Desk Console for managing the corrsponding domain
Admin Console lets the Administrators to manage the scopes, configure the application
settings. Admin Console provides the option to configure the settings that restricts
the password reset and profile update features. Admin Console can be installed from
the installer in few mouse clicks. Admin Console can be installed on all the Admin
workstations who are responsible to manage AdSysNet Password Manager.
By default, All the members of Domain Admins group and the user managing the scope
are allowed to access the Admin Console for managing the corrsponding domain scope.
More or less Admins can be configured in Manage Domains interface.