Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Active Directory Web Interface for Administration

I have been administering active directory since last 4 years. The most frustating thing I found was to administer it remotely - the only was to remote desktop to one of the domain controllers and do my task.

Later on I realized that Active Directory Administration GUI provided by Microsoft was just enough to get my task done. But this GUI was not smart enough to provide me instant feedback on whats happening in my domain. Such as - last logon time for each user, active computers, groups with member summary and many more things. So I realized that it was not enough for me to do normal administration task. And more over I wanted to do it using Web Browser - so it does not matter whether I am using Linux or Windows, I just pop-up browser and do everything required to do administration.

Microsoft included System.DirectoryServices package which can talk to AD and give us more information. I started writing a small application which can give me visual feedback on domain users.







So, I came up with above screenshots, and there were many more things possible with these APIs, but there were half-cooked api. So I had to figure out how do I things.

Now, I have active directory web interface, which allows me to do Administration using web browser. I have following features in this interface
  • Create New Users
  • Create Groups
  • Edit user group membership
  • Edit user properties
  • Edit group members
  • Display user status
  • Display group summary
  • Display computer summary
I think I will be able to open source it soon. But if you really want to use my application please send me an email and I will send you the app.

AdWebMin 0.1 is released!

167 comments:

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Zoran said...

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Anonymous said...

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Brian Kuthy said...

I know this is an old post but i'm looking for something just like your AdWebAdmin tool. Any chance I could try it? Thanks,

Brian

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shahan said...

Great thinking, most of the network administrators need to have a consolidate view of whole AD. Your interface is a summay view, what an admin wants. Also i think the user description field should also be here. Kindly send me a copy of this script. Thanks in advance.
Shahan.

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Great stuff! Could you tell me where can I download the web interface? Thanks!

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

I am interested (and I'm sure other administrator types would also be) in your AD web interface. Can you tell me where I can download the code.

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Teresa Madrid said...

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Anonymous said...

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Best Regards

Ian

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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IT GURU said...

Ajey,

can you email me the AdWebMin

Thanks

IT GURU said...

Hi Ajey


can you email me the AdWebMin

thanks, Jaswant

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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With best regards.

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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Thanks.

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Anonymous said...

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Steve said...

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Thanks!

Anonymous said...

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Thanks

Seb

Intel said...

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I will provide feedback.

Thanks - Robert

Anonymous said...

Hi

I'm very interested to use your WebInterface.
Please send me a download link

Thanks
rk@softec.ch

XP_2600 said...

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i would like to try it and send you feed back about it, actually its a good idea.

Dmitri said...

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shahan said...

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Alan R. said...

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Hi, this sounds abit more easy to use. Then i can admin at users computers. Please send me the program to my mail
k.tony.johansson (at) gmail.com

//T

Bacalou said...

I'm extremely interested in this web interface. Is it still available? I am clayton.cannon@gmail.com. Thanks!

chris said...

could you also send me a copy of it? seems pretty cool! thanks, chris

@

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Anonymous said...

Old post I know, but it sounds great, I would love to try it out. Can you send me to thundley99@yahoo.com

Thank you

Terry

Deen said...

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Rick said...

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Patrick Walgis (p.walgis@chili.ch) said...

Hi, we are looking for a simple solution for our Exchange-Clients to modify/add e-mail accounts. Is your software suitable for that purpose? Kind regards, Patrick

Kjell Inge said...

Hi!

I am very interested in looking at your web interface for ad admin.

kityssen@gmail.com

Preem Palver said...

Hi, I found this link from Google. It is possible to have a copy? My email is xavier.villafuerte@gmail.com

ahcomputers said...

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I am very interested in useing your web interface .

ahcomputer1@googlemail.com

ahcomputers said...

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Anonymous said...

I am interested to try your Active Directory Web Interface. Could you please send me or tel me where to download trial.

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Matt said...

hi, could I get a copy please?

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Anonymous said...

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Please can u provide me this beautiful application

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Ronald said...

Sounds very interesting, could you send me a copy please; are you planning to do any more with it.
Thanks scann@mail.com

Anonymous said...

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I am also interessting in your adwebmin script.


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Otto.

Anonymous said...

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Renato said...

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gennaio81@email.it

Thanks in advance.

Best regards.

Anonymous said...

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Mia Slijkhuis said...

I'm very interested. Can you send me a copy too please?

paul.slijkhuis@gmail.com

tnx - Paul

FrogSoft said...

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Thanks a lot!

Ariel

FrogSoft said...

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Ariel

Douglas said...

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Thank you!

spakowsk@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Hi Ajey,

I'm interessting in your ADWebAdmin tool. When do you publish it? I didn't found your email to send you my interest.

Best regards, a guest

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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Merci beaucoup
Regards from Switzerland
VincentBuob@msn.com

vincent buob said...

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Could you olease email me or tell me where to download the software.

Best Regards from Switzerland
vincentbuob@msn.com

Anonymous said...

Hi there,

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thanks again.

Anonymous said...

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Would it be possible to E-mail it thru to me ?
E-mail igm@tinet.fut.es

Arvind said...

Hi Dear,

I Found you blog while googling for Active Directory Web Administration.

I Am pretty much interested in this tool. Could you pls mail me @ arvind@royaljats.com

Regards,

Arvind

Anonymous said...

hi,
i am interested to try you ADwebmin,
thanks

jean77@fastwebnet.it

Chanov said...

Can you send it to me. chanov@gmail.com

Chanov said...

Can you send it to me. My mail - chanov@gmail.com

Brandon McGinty said...

My name is brandon.mcginty@gmail.com. I would love to try out this application. It would help my day-to-day admin work greatly. If you want to email me, please do so at brandon.mcginty@gmail.com. If you can send the source, I would be glad to try and add some features for you. Thanks Much, Brandon McGinty

Anonymous said...

please send along info on this web tool to jdouglas_at_techxperts.org

I.Korpershoek said...

Hi, I also found your Blog on Google. I'm very interested in your AD application. How can I get it

Many thanks Isaac

i.korpershoek@go4infosoft.com

Juanjo said...

HELLO!

I administer AD for many years and you have made a great job.

I am very interested in looking at your web interface, could you send me by mail or a link for download.

Thanks

jjtarancon@gmail.com

Juanjo said...

Hello,

I am very interested in your web amin interfaz,

Could you send me by mail,

thanks,

Juanjo (jjtarancon@gmail.com)

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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cb at scanitech.com

Fernando Dondeo said...

I am also interested in this software.

Thanks

dondeo@gmail.com

Fernando

ricardo said...

Hi,

can you send me this ?

ricardo@leka.com.br

tnks

Gus said...

Hi can you please send me a copy of your AD app? Thank you!!

gkoutsivitis@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

HI,
Great job buddy. You are killer I guess. Caould you please send me your open source at email below dprw2006@yahoo.com

I will appreciate it

thanks

Fernando Dondeo said...

Hi Brother
Please can u provide me this application?

my email is dondeo@gmail.com

Thanks e Congratulations

Anonymous said...

Hi

I am really keen to try your application. Can you send me details? zarjazz1@hotmail.com

Thanks! Looks superb from the screen shot!

Andrey said...

Great job! Could you sen me to cheetah@i.ua
Thanks.

Flesz said...

hello,

I would be interested to check your application, thank you!
patrickchm@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Hi,

I would be interested to check your application, thank you!
patrickchm@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Hi...I'm interested to try your Active Directory Web Interface.
Before I start to develope such helpful interface by my self.
Can you provide me with your code sources (a.barlage@itc-services.de). So I assume it's written in ASP.NET?
Many Thanks in advanced.
Cheers, Alex

Anonymous said...

May I have this sw copy. thanks.

cmohicans@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

This web interface looks like just what I've been searching for. I'ld really appreciate a copy! I can be reached at fearless@online.no

Thanks!

Anonymous said...

if you can send me too that would be great. Patel.bhavin@gujunet.com

Gus said...

Please send me your web app! I am very eager to test it in my AD environment. Thank you!

gkoutsivitis@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Please. Send for me too.

marceloetges@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I am interested in your tool.
Kindly send it to charles.ajs@gmail.com

Sanehpal said...

Perfect I would Love a copy of this to play with.

Alramin said...

please, send me your tool, i'm very interesting.

alraminus@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

My IT department uses a web based tool that does just that. We have been using it to manage all our accounts, and it includes an Excel export that includes many of the interesting attributes, including the last logon date of each user. It's called Corendal Directory: http://www.corendal.com/products/corendal-directory

gilles said...

hi
i'm very intersted in your application, could you send me a copy

gilles said...

Hi
i'm very interested in your web application
could you send me a copy gbellu@gmail.com
thank you!

shahan said...

Nice application for all sys. admins, please mail me a copy at ssubzwari@hotmail.com or sshahan@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

may I have it too??

sandman42@libero.it

Thanks a lot

Mike Jacobsen said...

cool app. Any chance you can send me a link to download? majx@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Please, Send me your AD Web Interface.

Thanks, boats@henningweb.net

Anonymous said...

Could you please send me a copy at robert@gratis-voip.nl ?

Anonymous said...

Please send me your Active Directory web interface. robert@gratis-voip.nl

Robert said...

Please send me your AD webinterface to robert@gratis-voip.nl

Anonymous said...

Please send me the AD tool at robert@gratis-voip.nl

Anonymous said...

Hi,

this look really kool and would like to try it out could you please email me a copy to jaldip@o2.co.uk
seems like you spent alot time on this and would to see how it works. Thanks

Anonymous said...

appreciate it if you could share the web ad tool to me at keith11971@yahoo.com

thanks,

Prospy said...

HI,

I'm very interested by your application.

Can you send me at prospylebreton@gmail.com

Thanks a lot

Anonymous said...

Hi!!!
Can you get me you software Active Directory Web Interface (ADWebMin)
to my mail admbrat89@yandex.ru

Thanks very mach!!!

sv said...

I am also interested in this software.

mailer@tech-it.cl

Anonymous said...

appreciate it if you could share the web ad tool to me at ns.rushi@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

its gr8 tool this is what im looking for. appreciate your effort for creating this. could you please send me the copy of this to b_planet71@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I would also be interested in this App.
aburrow@csu.edu.au

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a handy Tool. Why don't you release it to the Community? You would get free hosting also. I would like to give it a try. Would you plz send me email to junk@vollbio.de. Tx in advance.

Anonymous said...

Dear Ajey,

Congratulations on your programm.It will help me a lot.I would be very greatful if you send it to me.
My email: kimeleeee@hotmail.com

Best Regards

E. D.
MCSA

Francis said...

Hi, as many before I am quite interested in your little application. But most of all I am interested in how you did this, since I am thinking of writing my own application to manage/enforce local server security without using the restricted groups policy. I have the scripting ready, just need some frontend with AD integration.

Anonymous said...

Hello, your tool seems very interesting. Could you please send me a copy ? laurent@gaudin-fr.com

Thank you

Ajay Nadakuditi said...

Hi, I am interested in this tool. Can you send me the link to download? - ajaykumar_n@hotmail.com

-Ajay

Ajay Nadakuditi said...

Can i have the tool please?
ajaykumar_n@hotmail.com

-Ajay

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Hello, I'm also interested in your software Active Directory Web Interface ("AdWebMin").
If possible I'm also interested in the source code, because i have such problems with active directory in .Net that my head hurts^^. If not i would be happy if you could send me some tipps later.
Thanks in advance!

dzbechtloff@freenet.de

ferdybassi said...

It is exactly what I was looking for.
Simple and clean interface to do quick tuning on AD.
Could you please send me a copy of your excellent work?
Thank you.

ferdybassi@gmail.com

Ies said...

I was looking on the internet when i found this Blog. Your tool is something i've being looking for a long time. Would it be possible to have a copy ?

Isaac
i.korpershoek@gmail.com

Will said...

Great !!

Can I try it please ?

Thanks.

Myy email : wilfried.consept@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

hi,

Can I get it? I want to try this, thanks much.

all4cfa@yahoo.com

Jack

Anonymous said...

Hello!

Is this still active? I would really appreciate a copy of your solution

splinter@directbox.com

Thank you very much,
Stpehan

Anonymous said...

I am also interested in this software. nadeem.farhan@gmail.com

Hendrik said...

Sounds very interesting, could you send me a copy please ?

neohkp@gmx.de

thx

Roberto Ortega Suárez said...

I'd like to have Adwebmin.
Thanks. robinor@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I'd like to have AdWebMin.
Thanks for advanced.
robinor@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

This is exactly what I'm looking for! Could I obtain a copy of this as well?
Regards, jason

ejsayre@gmail.com

Kendra said...

Ajey, I would love to look at your Active Directory Web Interface for Administration. It sounds exactly like what I've been looking for. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Please email me at k3ndr4@gmail.com. Best to you! - Kendra

JakobR said...

I'd like to have Adwebmin.
Thanks. jakobmromer@gmail.com

JakobR said...

I'd like to have AdWebMin.
Thanks

Jakobmromer@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

It's still alive? I would like please : lesodtc@gmail.com

thx

Anonymous said...

I am also interested in this software.

bitmark2@hotmail.com

doudou said...

This is exactly what I'm looking for...
Is it possible to obtain a copy of this as well?

Thank you in advance.
Pascal

vidal.pascal@gmail.com

doudou said...

This is exactly what I'm looking for...
Is it possible to obtain a copy of this as well?
Regards, pascal

vidal.pascal@gmail.com

Ddb6000 said...

I am also very interested in your application, could you please send me a copy?

Ddb6000@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I'm interested.
c.vortran@ausi.com

vortran

Anonymous said...

This is greate and perfect for what I am needing. Please email me a copy at: msnrajon@yahoo.com

Thanks
Shah Newaj

Anonymous said...

hi, May name is Rafael, and i'd like to use your software. My email is
gtrafa@pop.com.br.
thanks.

Curt C said...

I would love a copy of this AD web management. curt.coleman@gmail.com

Thanks in advance!

Anonymous said...

Not sure if you are still developing this or not but I think it would work great for my needs. If so, could you send me a link?
alexis.volchebnyk@gmail.com

Chandra said...

Ajey,

I am also interested in this application can please send it to me.

chandrashekhar.tb@gmail.com

Naveen said...

Ajey, could you please send me a link to AdWebMin? i would like to try it out. gupnav@yahoo.com
thanks, Naveen

arun reddy said...

Am interested to try this AD Web Interface. Could you please send me this app through mail.
Is this possible to send the source code as well to make changes and modify as per our organization

arun reddy said...

Am interested to try this AD Web Interface. Could you please send me this app through mail.
Is this possible to send the source code as well to make changes and modify as per our organization.

arun reddy said...

Am interested to try this AD Web Interface. Could you please send me this app through mail.
Is this possible to send the source code as well to make changes and modify as per our organization.

Anonymous said...

Looks really good. Can I have a copy please? rain_cali@yahoo.com. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Can you send me this web interface?

My email address is david.melo@4solutions.com.br


;)

Terry said...

I don't know if you still have this available but I would love to look at it. My email address is terry.baker@talgov.com. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Hello,

I was looking for something that you demonstrated, can you share what you done. I would like to use and modify the code and share the same, after all that's the benefit of open source. ping me at @gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Please mail me the app.
Thanks!

mauricio.zuccolotto@arezzo.com.br

Anonymous said...

Please mail me the app!
Thanks!
mauricio.zuccolotto@arezzo.com.br

Anonymous said...

Exactly what I am looking for. please send me a copy at your earliest.

ashish.barmase@salebuild.com

Ikhlass Wardally said...

Very interesting.. Please mail me the app.. Does it integrate well with AD 2008 R2 / 2012?

Ikhlass Wardally said...

Very interesting.. Please mail me the app.. Does it integrate well with AD 2008 R2 / 2012?

Anonymous said...

Hi, I would like to try out your AD web tool. Please feel free to contact me by my email.

jkim (at) franklinboe.org

Thank you!

Anonymous said...

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jkim (at) franklinboe.org

Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Hi, I would like to try out your AD web tool. Please feel free to contact me by my email.

jkim (at) franklinboe.org

Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Please email me the app to suh2141@gmail.com

Philip Thomas said...

Awesome, can you email a link:

pthomas $@$ westrsc.com

Just remove the $ and spaces to email

Thanks, Phil

Alex said...

Hey,
Great information I got here. I've been reading about this topic. I found it here in your blog. I had a great time reading this.
Regards
Citrix Web Interface Customization