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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

ActiveRoles Management Shell for Active Directory
ActiveRoles Management Shell for Active Directory Technology

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Description: ActiveRoles Management Shell for Active Directory is an Active Directory-specific automation and scripting shell that provides a command-line management interface for administering directory data either via ActiveRoles or by directly accessing Active Directory domain controllers. ActiveRoles Management Shell is built on Microsoft Windows PowerShell technology. ActiveRoles Management Shell provides a command-line interface that enables automation of directory data-related administrative tasks. With ActiveRoles Management Shell, administrators can manage directory objects such as users and groups. Thus, they can create new users and groups, modify user properties, and add or remove members from groups.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.8
Decision Date: 08/06/2019 at 12:30:26 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: One Identity
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/06/2019 at 12:30:26 UTC).