[ngw] Slighty OT - Universal Passwords

Joe Brugaletta JBrugaletta at braytonlaw.com
Fri Oct 28 15:37:58 UTC 2016

Finally getting around to doing this.. we currently have Edir/Ad/GW passwords that we have to maintain.. not very secure ones either and maintained by IT department. I'm looking to implement stronger passwords and have them preferably sync to AD, also enable a Forgot Password type thing on the client. Users login to the OES Client initially, which passes credentials to the computer (domain joined), then zenworks, and login succeeds.  GW *could* have a separate password, which they'd have to login again to the GW client, but most are the same. We're also using GW Mobility, if that comes into play. 

If I enable LDAP Auth to GW.. that would remove having to maintain gw password, right?

Anyone know if you can have the OES client change the AD password and how well it works?

I don't think I need to go the IDM route.. but maybe..

Thanks for any insight/experiences!

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