"Real-time monitoring of AD changes and logons is valuable."
"ADAudit Plus's best features are that it's very easy to use with a user-friendly interface, and it gives reports on group policy and object changes that we couldn't find in any other product."
"I like the user behavior analytics (UBA). It's a machine learning feature that creates a standard profile for each user when you install it. It creates a baseline for every user, so it can detect when anyone deviates from that standard baseline profile. For example, if a user typically logs in at 9:30 am and logs out at 6 pm, ADAudit will flag it as an anomaly when that same logs in after normal hours and alert the admins."
"The most valuable feature is the control of the file server."
"The most valuable feature is the real-time monitoring."
"What I find the most valuable about Netwrix Auditor is the way it shows risk. The reports are very clear."
"I have found user behavior analysis and the ability to run risk assessments important features. Additionally, the interface and online documentation are very good."
"The initial setup was quite complex and required some research beforehand."
"Its configuration can be better. There were 44 pages of documented notes of what I had to do to get the product to work during the installation process."
"ADAudit Plus can be very tricky, especially if we need to do some high-availability configuration or distributed environment installation."
"ADAudit could have a more sophisticated interface design. They are using a plain UI, which is decent. However, customers have said that it looks a little flat compared to other vendors. It's not fancy."
"When there are issues I would like remediation to be in one place."
"There is room for improvements when it comes to the licensing."
"An improvement would be if there was an another way to manage the logs besides email because it's not so practical."
In real-time, ensure critical resources in the network like the Domain Controllers are audited, monitored and reported with the entire information on AD objects - Users, Groups, GPO, Computer, OU, DNS, AD Schema and Configuration changes with 200+ detailed event specific GUI reports and email alerts.
Netwrix Auditor is a visibility platform for user behavior analysis and risk mitigation that enables control over changes, configurations and access in hybrid IT environments to protect data regardless of its location. The platform provides security intelligence to identify security holes, detect anomalies in user behavior and investigate threat patterns in time to prevent real damage.
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus is ranked 4th in Active Directory Management with 4 reviews while Netwrix Auditor is ranked 3rd in Active Directory Management with 3 reviews. ManageEngine ADAudit Plus is rated 8.4, while Netwrix Auditor is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of ManageEngine ADAudit Plus writes "The user behavior analytics creates a profile of each user and detects any deviation from it". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Netwrix Auditor writes "Useful for security and real-time monitoring". ManageEngine ADAudit Plus is most compared with ManageEngine ADManager Plus, Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Quest Change Auditor for Active Directory, SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor and SolarWinds Access Rights Manager, whereas Netwrix Auditor is most compared with Quest Change Auditor for Active Directory, LepideAuditor, SolarWinds Access Rights Manager, SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor and Quest Active Administrator. See our ManageEngine ADAudit Plus vs. Netwrix Auditor report.
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