Security Explorer

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Manage Microsoft server security in real time.

Get a single console for managing access controls, permissions and security across Microsoft platforms that span multiple servers.



Security Explorer provides a single console for managing access controls, permissions and security across Microsoft platforms that span multiple servers. The product provides a broad array of security enhancements including the ability to identify “who” has rights to resources across the entire organization. It also provides the ability to grant, revoke, clone, modify and overwrite permissions quickly and from a central location. Unlike native tools, Security Explorer provides the ability to back up and restore permissions only, ensuring the integrity of data. To help meet auditing requirements, Security Explorer provides convenient reports that can be pulled on the fly. Last, the product’s cleanup capabilities address common post-migration security issues.

Benefit from these key features with Security Explorer:

Instant permission searching
  • Security Explorer tells you – in seconds – the users who have access to any given resource in your organization
  • Search for specific permission sets, including permissions applied with Dynamic Access Control, across all of your servers and client computers, and get results almost instantly
  • Search by resource, claim type and more
  • When integrated with Enterprise Reporter, you get a user-centric view of file, folder and share permissions within the Security Explorer console.
Automated business-wide searching
  • Execute searches that span multiple servers and resource types, including Exchange, file servers, SQL Server and SharePoint
Deleted account seek and clean
  • Delete a user from Active Directory so Security Explorer can automatically remove the account from SharePoint and SharePoint groups, Exchange, workstations, SQL Server and file servers
  • Keep your entire environment clean, secure and compliant, with no need to manually search-and-delete accounts on your own
One-stop permission management across Microsoft platforms
  • Bring all of your organization’s access management into a single location: NTFS, registry, printers, services, task management, SharePoint, SQL Server and Exchange
  • Forget about opening a dozen consoles to set up permissions for new users – Security Explorer does it all in one place
  • Change service logon account passwords enterprise-wide manually or automatically with scheduled tasks. Comply with complex password policies when automating password changes.
Permission cloning
  • Clone permissions and group membership settings from one account to another across Windows file servers, Exchange Servers, SharePoint Servers and SQL Servers

Dynamic Access Control management

  • Enhance Windows Server 2012 Dynamic Access Control with Security Explorer’s ability to add, remove, modify, back up, restore, copy and paste permissions that include conditional expressions
  • Use Security Explorer to add, back up, restore, copy and paste permissions that include conditional expressions from a Windows 7 client
Permission recovery independent from resources
  • Back up and restore permissions while retaining data integrity -- data remains available, content remains the same, servers remain online and users remain productive
Permission remediation
  • If somebody botches your carefully-constructed access rights, you can restore them with a few clicks; you can even compare live and backed-up permissions and review the differences
Alternate location permission restoration
  • Easily restore permissions to the same resources on another server or location, making migrations and troubleshooting fast, effective and error-free
On-the-fly security reports
  • Create security reports that specify resources, groups, locations, users or any other criteria
  • Export a list of permissions from a specific set of resources
  • Create targeted searches for user or group permissions, and export those search results as formatted reports
  • Generate reports directly from a resource that will show all permissions on that resource
Pre-defined reports
  • Use Security Explorer’s powerful reports that include service and scheduled task information, as well as user and group membership settings for file servers, SharePoint, SQL Server and Exchange
  • Save time by instantly accessing common reports
Flexible reporting formats
  • Export report data to spreadsheets or text files, filtering for the exact information you need – making auditing easier than ever
  • Start with pre-defined, formatted reports and export them as PDF, HTML and RTF
 Migration cleanup
  • Use Security Explorer to update SID history, find and remove orphaned SIDs and even pair unrelated accounts, so you can organize your permissions before and after migration
  • Platform
    Intel® Pentium® 600MHz or faster

    Operating Systems
    Microsoft® Windows® XP, Vista®, 7, 8, Windows 10, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012,Server 2012 R2
    Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0 or higher

    Microsoft Supported Products
    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2010
    SQL Server 2005, SQL Server Express 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2,SQL Server 2012
    Microsoft Exchange 2003, Microsoft Exchange 2007, Microsoft Exchange 2010, Microsoft Exchange 2013,Mixture of Microsoft Exchange Servers

    Hard Disk Storage


    1024 x 768
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