On-premise Active Directory (AD) and Azure AD are frequently used by organizations to authenticate and sanction users by facilitating and assigning actions such as policies and user permissions, as well as to support the installation of software and ongoing maintenance, such as updates.
In an effort to increase the productivity and efficiency of our customers through integration with current tools, DNSFilter launched its first iteration of Active Directory integration in June 2020. To support the integration, DNSFilter developed the Sync Tool, available to customers who have Pro+ subscriptions. This permits customers who employ either on-premise Active Directory or Azure AD to synchronize DNSFilter user account creation and provisioning with their existing deployments. More specifically, administrators can group users into collections and apply specific policies, schedules, and block pages to those collections, as well as on a per-user basis.
At DNSFilter, we are dedicated to iterating and enhancing existing features through leveraging new technologies as well as feedback from customers actively using the features. As a result, DNSFilter is excited to announce a new release of the Sync Tool which includes both enhancements and improvements to strengthen the user experience.
Syncing of both security and dynamic groups
Increased communication and functionality
Automatic Full Sync
Ability to support up to 500,000 users
Sync Security and Dynamic Groups
What does this mean? More synergy between DNSFilter and existing platforms through user creation and provisioning!
Sync Dynamic Groups from both on-premise AD and Azure AD
Sync Built-in groups from on-premise AD
Increased Communication & Functionality
What does this mean? Improved in-app communication on activities and status, and additional functions to enhance the user experience!
Progress bar detailing how far along the sync is, and how many objects out of the total number have been synced
Visibility into errors and warnings encountered during sync
Sync Logs which include filtering by status
Various viewing modes
Free text search
Automatic Full Sync
What does this mean? The DNSFilter app will now reflect changes made in your Active Directory instance without you having to think about pushing those changes!
Support 500,000 users
What does this mean? Ability to support large organizations through capacity expansion from 75,000 users to 500,000 users!
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