Netwrix Releases the Newest Version of Password Expiration Notifier

The password expiration reminder tool for remote users extends its lead in Microsoft Windows unified auditing and identity management

Click to Tweet: Netwrix long-awaited release - Password Expiration Notifier 3.2 is finally here!

Paramus, NJ, November 16, 2012

Quick facts:

  • Netwrix Corporation, the emerging leader in unified auditing of key IT systems across the entire infrastructure, announced the newest release of Netwrix Password Expiration Notifier 3.2.

  • Netwrix Password Expiration Notifier 3.2 proactively notifies users and optionally the user’s manager before passwords expire so that they can quickly change their passwords to avoid downtime and user frustration.

  • Gartner, Inc. included Netwrix password management software in the research report on password management written by Ant Allan, Gregg Kreizman and Perry Carpenter.

What's new in version 3.2:

Freeware edition:
  • Support for the installation on Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.

  • Support for Windows 2012-based domains.

  • Improved performance.

  • Support for both trusted and non-trusted domains.

  • Reports on accounts expiration, in addition to passwords expiration.

  • Ability to ignore the domain password policy and estimate expiration dates based on the granular password policies only.

  • Ability to overwrite the "Maximum Password Age" group policy setting used for the expiration date estimation.

  • Typical fixes and updates.

Enterprise edition:
  • Advanced filtering options: ability to filter out specific organizational units.

  • User notifications on account expiration, in addition to the password expiration notification.

  • Netwrix Password Expiration Notifier 3.2 significantly reduces support calls related to account lockouts and password resets as users can easily manage their own passwords thanks to automated notifications.

  • Users working remotely (VPN, OWA), as well as Linux and Mac desktops don't have password change prompts to remind users about expiring passwords and therefore might easily become locked out. Password Expiration Notifier solves this issue by sending advance reminders. The product enables companies to save resources thus making it easier to efficiently manage remote employees.

  • With Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 platform support, the product extends its leads in Microsoft Windows unified auditing and identity management.

  • Available in Enterprise and Freeware editions (see a side-by-side comparison of editions), the product enables to stay compliant with such regulatory requirements as SOX and HIPAA which usually require passwords to be changed every 90 days or so. A free 20-day evaluation of the Enterprise edition is available.

  • Netwrix Password Expiration Notifier is a part of Identity Management Suite, which provides proven identity management solutions to help organizations solve their most pressing password management and identity lifecycle management issues. Each module can be purchased separately. Netwrix identity management solutions are recognized by thousands of customers worldwide, including Fortune 500 companies in all major industry verticals.


Benjamin Powell, IT Services Engineer at Tandberg:
"Since implementing the Password Expiration Notifier, our helpdesk has seen trouble tickets relating to passwords completely disappear."

Jeanine Atkins, Systems and Network Coordinator, Nevada Joint Union High School District, CA:
"Installing Password Manager along with Password Expiration Notifier reduced our number of password reset helpdesk requests."

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About Netwrix Corporation

Netwrix Corporation's core competency is in unifying change and configuration auditing of critical systems across the entire IT infrastructure. With the broadest platform coverage available in the industry, innovative technology and strategic roadmap aiming to support different platforms, devices and applications, Netwrix offers award-winning auditing solutions and superior customer service at affordable prices. Founded in 2006, Netwrix has evolved as #1 for Change Auditing as evidenced by thousands of satisfied customers worldwide. The company is headquartered in Paramus, NJ, and has regional offices in Los Angeles, Boston, Tampa and the UK. Netwrix is #33 among the fastest growing software companies in America according to Inc. 500 list published by Inc. Magazine in 2012.

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