Ithicos Directory Update

Directory Update

Simple web-browser based Active Directory self-service tool empowers your users while reducing help desk calls. Directory Update allows users to update Global Address List / M365 information, edit email distribution group membership, and change their password.

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Ithicos Directory Manager

Directory Manager

Empower Human Resources or trusted users to make user account updates to Active Directory. Customizable web-browser interface ensures user’s information is accurate, enables account unlocks, password resets, and common tasks.

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Ithicos Directory Manager Advanced

Directory Manager Advanced

Simplify user account creation, deactivation, and group management to accurately create user accounts using template-based account creation policies and securely assign group membership while protecting privileged groups.

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Ithicos Directory Search

Directory Search

Turn your Active Directory in to a company phone directory and customize the way your users locate their co-workers, department personnel, or by location. Tune the search interface to reflect information important to your own users.

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Ithicos Directory Password

Directory Password

Simple self service password reset and account unlock tool to reduce Help Desk calls and rapidly address password resets and account unlocks to get your users back to work quicker using using Authenticator Apps on their smart phone or security questions.

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Online Demos

Quick and easy way to see our software in action!

Our demo pages are running on a Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual server hosted on Amazon Web Services. Each of the demo sites have a typical configuration of fields/attributes that are visible and/or editable. When you connect to the demo page, you will be provided with logon information for the test user.

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Our products are free to try and easy to set up.

We urge all potential customers to download our products, install it in your environment, and customize it for your use. You will see how easy it is to get our software up and running. The evaluation will be fully functional for 21 days with no limitations.

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News & Updates

June 6, 2024 Starting with our v3.5 products, the XML Settings Updater wizard that reads old configuration file data and writes it to newer XML file formats will only read files from v3.x products. If you need to upgrade from v2.x products, please contact Support for instructions. We recommend all customers be running a minimum of v3.4.
Mar 9, 2024 We are working on a user and groups reporting feature for Directory Manager Advanced. Reports include password expiration, last login dates, etc... Please reach out to us if you have suggestions for specific Active Directory user and group reports.
Dec 29, 2023 The current version of all software is v3.5. This includes a couple of bug fixes, addresses some security vulnerabilities, updates our hashing algorithms to SHA256, and updates code signing certificates. All customers with active software maintenance are eligible to update. Contact us for v3.5 license keys.
Oct 21, 2023 We are addressing an Azure Identity .NET Framework vulnerability. To address CVE-2023-36415, we recommend all customers upgrade to v3.5.2 of Directory Update and Directory Manager. These versions should now be posted.
June 15, 2023 LDAP TLS is coming in v3.5 of all products.
March 15, 2023 New Directory Update feature. Notify users when their password is about to expire.
Nov 21, 2022 Dovestones customer? Contact us about competitive upgrade pricing.
Aug 3, 2022 New builds of Directory Manager and Directory Update are in beta testing. These builds change the way we authenticate to M365 to upload photos. Please reach out to us if you would like to test this. Microsoft is discontinuing basic authentication by the end of 2022.
June 17, 2022 We are designing some Azure-based versions of our applications. Please reach out to us if you have feature requests.
Apr 5, 2022 New documentation pages are going live.
April 3, 2022 Ithicos Solutions software is not susceptible to the Spring Framework Zero-Day Remote Code Execution (Spring4Shell vulnerability (CVE-2022-22965). Regardless, we recommend keeping your Windows OS, .NET Framework, and Ithicos Solutions software up-to-date in order to stay on top of emerging threats.
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Feb 26, 2022 Directory Update v3.3 now includes a feature that allows the user to manage membership of on-premises distributions lists that they own.
Feb 2, 2022 Software versions prior to v3.0 are no longer supported. Note that Windows Server 2012 will no longer be supported after 31 Dec 2022. All customers are strongly encouraged to update to at least v3.2 of their licensed products.
Jan 12 2022 Directory Manager v3.3 is now in general release. All customers with active software maintenance agreements are eligible to update. Contact support to get a new license key.
Dec 31 2021 European Union customers: We are no longer collected Value Added Taxes (VAT) for EU countries. This was quite costly for us to process. We found that this was optional on our part. VAT payments are once again your responsibility.
Dec 14 2021 The newly discovered Log4j vulnerability does not affect Ithicos Solutions web applications. Our applications are written using C# and the .NET Framework and run on Internet Information Server (IIS). This does serve as a good reminder to keep your Windows servers fully patched and ensure that updates to the .NET Framework are applied frequently.
Jun 28 2021 Due to a significant increase in per transaction costs this past year (eCommerce, credit card, and taxation fees) as well as product support costs, we will be implementing a price increase of between 10% and 15% on all software including software maintenance. Price increases should be in effect by 1 Sept 2021.
May 20 2021 Early releases of Directory Update v3.3 and Directory Password v3.3 are available on the Downloads page. Directory Password now includes the option to allow users to set up two factor authentication using smartphone apps such as Microsoft Authenticator, Google Authenticator, and Symantec VIP Access. Directory Update v3.3 now includes an option to launch a PowerShell script after a user clicks Update. Both require a new license key; all customers on active software maintenance and support are eligible to update.
Jan 16 2021 We have released a v3.2 release of all software products. This release addresses a Telerik-based security concern that affects older versions of our some of our software. We strongly recommend all customers update to this release immediately. If you have v3.1 licenses keys, the v3.1 license keys still work with v3.2. The software is available on our Downloads page. See Updating to v3.2 for more information.
Sept 19 2020 Reminder: Windows Server 2008 R2 is no longer supported by Microsoft.
Mar 8, 2020 Valued customers: We are unable to remotely access your systems to perform installations or upgrades for you nor are we able to be on the phone while you perform the upgrade. This is beyond the limits of our software support and maintenance. Please read all documentation. If something is unclear or if you run in to problems, please contact us for support. Limited scope, hourly consulting services are available if you wish to have us perform installations or upgrades for you.
Feb 16, 2020 New "EXE" based installers (rather than MSI only) have been posted for all v3.1 software. This was originally a v3.2 feature, but this solves several potential installation problems so we re-did v3.1. All executables and DLLs are now digitally signed; the installer will remind you that it is in administrator-elevated mode.