Group Policy Auditing with Netwrix Auditor

Report and alert on Group Policy changes and generate state-in-time reports

Netwrix Change Notifier for Group Policy with limited functionality is freeware and never expires. The full Group Policy auditing functionality is available in Netwrix Auditor for Active Directory, which can be evaluated for free and without any limitations for 20 days.

Feature Netwrix Change Notifier for Group Policy (Freeware) Netwrix Auditor
for Active Directory
(Free Trial)
Group Policy change reporting on setting-level, including names, previous and new values Yes Yes
Object security changes reporting Limited Fully detailed
Who and When fields for every change No Yes
Advanced reports based on SQL Reporting Services, with filtering, grouping and sorting No YesDownload PDF report sample
Predefined reports for SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, and FISMA compliance No Yes
Custom reports No Yes
Long-term audit archiving and reporting No Any period of time
Group Policy backup and recovery No No limitations
Detection of Group Policy management violations No Yes, learn more
Integrated advanced reporting with lots of predefined out-of-the-box reports for all the major platforms No Yes
Single installation handles multiple domains, each with its own unique settings No Yes
Integrated interface for all Netwrix products which provides centralized configuration and settings management No Yes
Technical Support Support Forum Full range of options
Licensing Free of charge Per enabled AD account, please see our licensing information or request a quote
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