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SolarWinds Introduces Free Tools for Use With Microsoft Active Directory

Admin Tools for Active Directory Help IT Professionals Save Time on Management Tasks (January 11, 2012)

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/12 -- SolarWinds® Inc. (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced a set of three free tools designed to help manage routine tasks related to Microsoft Active Directory. These active directory tools will help IT professionals manage and remove inactive computers and users from Active Directory, and add users in bulk. The tools run on current Windows versions and are certified with Windows 7 through a relationship with Microsoft Corp.

"Our customers wanted tools that would help them manage their environment with Microsoft Active Directory and Windows 7," said Josh Stephens, Head Geek and VP of technology. "We are pleased to be able to work with Microsoft to offer a suite of free tools that will help customers easily stay current with their environment, no matter the size."

With the addition of these tools to the SolarWinds arsenal, the company now offers more than 25 free IT management tools made specifically to address the needs of today's IT professional. The new tools include:

  • Inactive User Account Removal Tool - Enables users to scan Active Directory and optionally remove users who have not logged in for a certain amount of time.
  • Inactive Computer Account Removal Tool - Enables users to scan Active Directory and optionally remove computers that are over a certain number of days old.
  • User Import Tool - Saves time by giving you the ability to create users in bulk, using a CSV file. You can even specify the attributes.

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About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide -- from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. We work to put our users first and remove the obstacles that have become "status quo" in traditional enterprise software. SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to address users' management priorities. Our online user community, thwack, is a gathering-place where tens of thousands of IT pros solve problems, share technology, and participate in product development for all of SolarWinds' products. Learn more today at

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