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Used by tens of thousands of system administrators worldwide for nearly twenty (20) years, Hyena is known throughout the industry as one of the top Windows and Active Directory management utilities available...at any price! It is designed to both simplify and centralize nearly all of the day-to-day management tasks, while providing new capabilities for system administration. This functionality is provided in a single, centralized, easy to use product. Whether your organization is using Windows 2003, Windows 2016 or anything and everything in between, you can manage everything with one tool.
Hyena, our comprehensive and award-winning Active Directory and Windows system management software, now includes multiple ways to mass-update Active Directory information : Use the new Active Task feature for mass updating and importing of Active Directory information, or use the Active Editor, an interactive Active Directory editor that lets you freely move around and modify directory information as easily as if it were in a spreadsheet.
Latest News and Updates
Hyena's new Active Directory replication view allows for real time and historical viewing of all directory replication information. Available for any Active Directory object, the replication metadata can be used to assist in troubleshooting replication issues, as well as determining which directory attributes have been changed. Options include selecting all or specific domain controllers and which attributes to include in the replication query scope.
Select From File
Hyena can now select entries in the list window (right results window) from any matching designated column in a text file. This feature is useful if an external source of information needs to be used as a basis of finding and selecting the matching or non-matching items from, for example, the results of an Active Directory query. Options include file delimiter options, matching field selection, selection or non-selection results clearing, and a 'preview' option to view results.
Active Task Matching Options
Hyena v12.5 added the Key match option to Active Task when performing Active Directory update tasks. The new key option allows for any unique directory attribute to be used as a 'match' field when updating directory objects. One or more scopes can be defined, and saved as reusable templates, which serve as a starting point for directory searches when finding matching directory entries.
Enhanced Server View
In previous versions of Hyena, the 'Servers' listing for Active Directory domains has always relied upon using the Windows browse list. Hyena v12.2 introduces a new feature to retrieve servers from multiple Active Directory containers or organizational units, including options to search sub-containers and configure the attributes to display.
Group Policy Links View
Hyena's new Group Policy Links view can be used to display information on all GPOs linked to one or more organization units, including listing the number of policies, policy order, status, and WMI filtering information.
While the GPMC can be used to get this same information, its limited to only showing GPO links for a single organizational unit. Hyena's GPO link view can display this information for any number of OUs at the same time.
Active Directory Statistics View
The new 'Active Stats' view in Hyena makes it easy to display the total number and type of objects contained in one or more selected containers and organizational units. The 'Stats' view can show the number of objects for each object class or selected object classes.
Other options include sub-level searching, optional indentation for sub-containers, skipping disabled users or computers, and showing individual group types.
Bulk Administration Simplified
Hyena's new 'Active Task' and 'Active Editor' components are powerful tools to assist in making mass changes to Active Directory. Both functions offer an interactive and intuitive approach to what is often a complex and difficult process. Hyena v11.5 introduces a number of new features including easier updating of DN directory elements.
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