Active Directory Requirements
Q: Are Domain Admins rights required to manage AD with Cayosoft Administrator?
A: No, Domain Admins rights are not a requirement, but it does make it easier to configure Cayosoft Administrator. The Cayosoft Administrator Service Account but be granted the rights and privileges required to perform the desired tasks.
Q: Can one domain be managed by multiple independent Cayosoft deployments?
A: Yes, multiple non-replicated Cayosoft Administrator instances can be used to manage the same domain provided that the independent service accounts are not managing the same objects within the domain. Native Active Directory permissions can be used to ensure that each service account can only manage its corresponding areas of the domain.
Q: How does Cayosoft Administrator select a Domain Controller to perform an operation?
A: During initial configuration, a default domain controller ($AD_DefaultDC) is identified and used to query and perform all queries and actions in Active Directory. The default domain controller can be changed based on operational necessity by modifying the Rule or Web Query or Rule and providing a different domain controller.
Database & LDAP Server Requirements
Q: Is a Microsoft SQL Server and License Required by Cayosoft Administrator?
A: No, for reliability, reduction of the security attack surface and for simplicity, SQL server is not required by Cayosoft Administrator.
Q: Is a separate LDAP Server required by Cayosoft Administrator?
A: No, for reliability, reduction of the security attack surface and for simplicity, LDAP Servers are not required by Cayosoft Administrator.
Q: Can Administrator be run on an Azure VM?
A: Yes, Cayosoft Administrator can be run on any Windows Virtual Machine that meets the hardware and software requirements. Attention should be paid to ensure that enough memory and disk space has been allocated to the virtual machine.
Q: What are the Hardware & Software Requirements?
A: The Cayosoft Administrator Hardware & Software requirements can be found here.
Network Ports Used
The list of required network ports can be found in the Required Ports article.
Product Security & Compliance
The compliance statement with various standards can be found in the Standards article.