Date Added: Sep 2009
As Active Directory's role in the enterprise has drastically increased, so has the need to secure the data it stores and to which it enables access. The lack of native control makes the secure administration of Active Directory a challenging task at best for administrators. As a result, organizations need assistance in creating repeatable, enforceable processes that will ultimately reduce their administrative overhead, while simultaneously helping increase availability and security of their systems. This paper outlines seven common challenges associated with securely administering Active Directory and provides some helpful insight into what NetIQ can do to assist one with these difficulties.