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Specops Password Auditor

Running Specops Password Auditor in a Multi-Domain Environment

This article will review how to use Specops Password Auditor to scan different Active Directory domains. By default, Password Auditor will scan the current Active Directory domain. Scanning a different Active Directory domain is supported as long as the Active Directory user running Password Auditor has Domain Admin or equivalent permissions in the target domain....

License Error. Failed to import the license file. The license file is missing the required value ValidTo

This error can occur if the license key you’re trying to import is for another Specops product. If for instance the product is Specops Password Auditor but the license key is for Specops Password Policy. This error can also occur If the key is corrupt or broken. Perhaps a Firewall or mail security features have...

Breached List download problem when trying to run Specops Auditor and Breached Password Protection

Description: When you Specops Password Auditor, and you try checking for a Breached Password Protection dictionary update this message comes up: Failed to check for the latest version of the Breach list at https://breach-protection.specopssoft.com/. Make sure there is an internet connection and that the URL is not blocked by a proxy or firewall. Solution: To...

Running Password Auditor as a Different User

In this article we will review the steps required to run Specops Password Auditor as a different user than the one currently logged into Windows. Newer Windows shortcuts have removed the ability to right-click ‘run as different user’ — this affects both shortcuts in the start menu and the shortcut (.lnk) files when viewed in...