Warden v1.1

Warden finds Active Directory users that have not changed their password since a specified date. It will search for different types of users, such as "normal" or "sponsored" (as differentiated in the description field of the user account). Warden is equipped to log, email, and/or set the "Must change password at next logon" flag for such users. Optional logging is accomplished via Apache log4net, and is very customizable whether debugging the setup and configuration of Warden, or in a normal run cycle. Optional emailing has a variety of configurable settings for recipients and email content. And finally, Warden can be configured for warning mode (good cop) or password expiration mode (bad cop) to help enforce your organization's security policies. Warden was designed to be run from Windows scheduled tasks and has features for problem alerting as well as detailed logging for quick problem determination. To assist with setting up and configuring Warden for your environment, Warden also has test mode settings which can help prevent embarrassing mis-configurations during testing.

  • Development Status:
  • Production / Stable
  • Environment:
  • Console (text-based) / Win32 (Microsoft Windows)
  • Intended Audience:
  • Domain Administrators, Developers, Security Auditors
  • License:
  • Operating System:
  • Microsoft Windows Server 20003+
  • Program Language(s):
  • Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 C#
  • Topic:
  • Security / Active Directory

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