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Active Roles 7.2.1 - Evaluator Guide

Introduction Test lab setup Managing users and groups Delegating administration Using Managed Units Using Active Roles policies Managing Exchange recipients Managing permissions in Active Directory Using dynamic groups Delegating computer resource management Using audit trail and reporting Using Active Roes replication Customizing the Web Interface

Managing Exchange recipients

Managing Exchange recipients

This section provides sample procedures that illustrate how you can use the Active Roles console or Web Interface to perform Exchange tasks, and manage Exchange-related properties of users and groups. To follow these procedures, you must have Microsoft Exchange 2007 or later installed in your test domain.

Create a mailbox for an existing user

Managing Exchange recipients > Create a mailbox for an existing user

Using the Active Roles console or Web Interface, you can create an Exchange mailbox for an existing user account. To perform this task, follow the steps below.

To create a mailbox for an existing user by using the Active Roles console

  1. Right-click the user account and click Exchange Tasks.
  2. In the Exchange Task Wizard, click Next, click Create User Mailbox, and then click Next.
  3. Verify that the information in the Alias and Mailbox database boxes is correct, and then click Next.
  4. Click Finish.

To create a mailbox for an existing user by using the Web Interface

  1. Connect to the Web Interface for Administrators: Open your Web browser and navigate to http://localhost/ARWebAdmin.
  2. In the Search box on the header of the Web Interface page, type the name of the user account, and then press Enter.
  3. In the list of search results, select the check box next to the name of the user account.
  4. In the right pane of the Web Interface page, click Create User Mailbox.

If the Create User Mailbox command is unavailable, the selected user already has a mailbox.

  1. Verify that the information in the Alias and Mailbox database boxes is correct, and then click the Finish button.

Modify a user’s e-mail address

Managing Exchange recipients > Modify a user’s e-mail address

You can use the Active Roles console or the Web Interface to modify the e-mail address of a mailbox-enabled user. To perform this task, follow the steps below.

To modify e-mail address using the Active Roles console

  1. Right-click the mailbox-enabled user account you want to modify, and then click Properties.
  2. On the E-mail Addresses tab, double-click the address you want to modify.
  3. Modify the e-mail address information that appears for the address you have selected, and click OK.
  4. Click OK to close the Properties dialog box.

To modify e-mail address using the Web Interface

  1. Connect to the Web Interface for Administrators: Open your Web browser and navigate to http://localhost/ARWebAdmin.
  2. In the Search box on the header of the Web Interface page, type the name of the mailbox-enabled user account, and then press Enter.
  3. In the list of search results, select the check box next to the name of the user account.
  4. In the right pane of the Web Interface, click Exchange Properties.
  5. Click the E-mail Addresses tab on the Exchange Properties page that appears.
  6. In the E-mail addresses list, click the address you want to modify, and then click the Edit button.
  7. In the E-mail Address dialog box that appears, modify the e-mail address information as needed, and then click OK.
  8. Click the Save button to commit your changes.

Managing permissions in Active Directory

Managing permissions in Active Directory

The Active Roles console provides a centralized view of all permission entries for any object in Active Directory. For each permission entry, the view displays a number of properties, including the permission description, origin, and security principal. Additional properties of permission entries can be displayed and the native security editor can be accessed.

To further simplify and enhance the management of permission entries, Active Rolessions in Active Directory by using of Access Templates. Active Roles provides the option to keep Active Directory native security updated with selected permissions specified using Access Templates.

This section outlines the procedures to follow in order to see how Active Roles assists in managing Active Directory permission entries.

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