Who Uses This Software?

IT security and operations teams and their leaders at financial institutions, healthcare organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, oil&gas companies and other verticals.


Average Ratings

74 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
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  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Netwrix
  • www.netwrix.com
  • Founded 2006
  • United States

About Netwrix Auditor

Netwrix Auditor is a visibility platform that enables control over changes, configurations and access in hybrid IT environments and eliminates the stress of your next compliance audit. Monitor changes on your Windows Server, Windows File Servers, SQL Server, Exchange, EMC, NetApp, Sharepoint, Oracle Database, Office 365, VMware, Active Directory or Azure AD. See who has access to what, how often changes are made, which systems are affected and whose actions are causing downtime.


Netwrix Auditor Features

  • CPU Monitoring
  • Credential Management
  • Database Servers
  • Email Monitoring
  • Event Logs
  • History Tracking
  • Patch Management
  • Scheduling
  • User Activity Monitoring
  • Virtual Machine Monitoring

Netwrix Auditor Reviews Recently Reviewed!

Great software that reads your event logs and makes it easy to read, break down and report on.

Nov 10, 2017
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Pros: This software takes your computer and server event logs and breaks them down into reports that you can easy view and understand exactly what is going on with your environment. You can also record what anyone does on your servers as a video. All reports can have real time notifications of events you select like multiple failed logins etc. It is also an amazing price for all that you get.

Cons: The only thing i have had is that the new version doesn't support Windows Server 2003-2008 so what i did was spun up 2 VM's for this software and ran an older version on one VM and the newest version on an other so I can have the old version monitor the 2003-2008 servers and the newest version monitor 2008 R2 to 2016.

Overall: Know exactly what is happening in your network so you can detect problems and intrusion attempts before they get bad.

Highly resourceful tool

Jul 27, 2017
5/5
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Pros: Ease of Use, depth of visibility to AD changes, realtime SMS alert and password change notification alert. Above listed requirements and key reasons why the tool is resourceful to Howard's team.

Cons: Task scheduler failure (sometimes) and interpretation of forwarded logs to SIEM. There are few items that can be improved upon to maximize resourcefulness.

it helped me a lot to see who changes what because of many people working without documenting

Jul 24, 2017
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Pros: it gives you the complete visibility to the systems you are responsible for , even those which aren't auditable.

Cons: If the roles are not properly set I mean policy wise not technically related to netwrix you can see the things you are not supposed to.

Overall: Less headache and safety.

Easy to setup and easy to use. Gets the right information easily

Jul 20, 2017
5/5
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Pros: Simplicity of the product. Pre canned reports. Alerting of various changes such as group memberships etc. API availability.

Cons: There are no simple options available to customize existing reports beyond the fields exposed in the console.

Overall: Easily able to monitor changes to our AD environment

Netwrix is an amazing software, its not perfect, but it has saved countless hours of auditing for me

Jul 20, 2017
5/5
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Pros: Easy to use, Easy to install, Easy to configure, Love the automatic reports and the ability to search the reports with lots of filtering options.

Cons: I had a hard time handling citrix sessions events, this has been a frustrating endeavor as I expect the netwrix team to have the knowledge to provider assistance with extra useless log entries. Staff is ok, support could be better.

Overall: Better auditing

Accessibility to tools, very useful and easy to utilize.

Jul 19, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use software, liked the reports it has generated for within Active Directory and within the organizational structure.

Cons: Could be better in auditing other objects, having the ability to diagnose intrusion detections within AD.

Great insights into my network

Jul 18, 2017
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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3 / 5
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Pros: Netwrix has given me insight about our network quickly and in a clear format without having to hold several IT certifications.

Cons: I am still not clear about what some of the alert messages in the data collection process is referring to with an ambiguous message about error in gathering the information

We purchased Netwrix after looking at many other options for auditing as required by clients.

Jul 18, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use and setup, support is great and very responsive. Cost was a huge factor but I do not feel that we lost any capability by choosing Netwrix over other solutions. Having Netwrix reports and information has helped us greatly with client audits. Takes away some of the concern about activity in our systems as I'm alerted immediately or daily.

Cons: Still learning some settings and trying to find the time to dedicate to learn all of the information that is available to me.

Netwrix has been a big win for our organization.

Jul 18, 2017
5/5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Features is #1. Auditing should be flexible and usable. Reports are comprehensive and easy to use. RBAC plays a role with transparency.

Cons: Real time alerting is missing. Give people options to use agents. The upgrade made functional changes without being clear on the differences. All small things, but I'd ensure a change log exists and reviewable online. Maybe an RSS feed or blog?

Overall: Auditing our environment from a compliance and troubleshooting perspective is a real value add.

I found The software to be very informative.

Jul 18, 2017
5/5
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Pros: I found The software to be very informative. the number of applets available is a bonus. I like the granularity of the software and the reporting is exemplary.

Cons: It takes a while to learn the ins and outs of customizing reports. Also, It would be nice to be able to manage the software from a web interface not just from the local server desktop.

Overall: The ability to see into the activity of the users.

i have a complete knowledge of what is happening in my Infra

Jul 18, 2017
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Pros: it helps you with the various reports which helps you to track events in infra. able to record admin activity on server. alerts on some important events

Cons: Need more flexibility in terms of email alerts exclusion of specific systems from alerts. need real time dashboard atleast for domain changes which can be monitored on screen

Overall: complete knowledge of what is happening in network infra

Simple awesome

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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Pros: Fast reliable and diverse. Moreover the system is extremely simple to use and sox complainace . Plus system is easy to use when reporting and other platforms

Cons: Cost is little on high side and customer service can be a tricky at best . I think that customer service can be more robust and provide in depth knowledge of the system

Overall: Nothing

Good tool for change auditing. Lacks features like real time alerts for gpo, etc

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: This tool is Easy to use and configuration is easy. It is one of the best tools for change auditing.

Cons: The tool has Limited real time alerts functionality. Also it has Tedious filtering of events via files

This application has helped us to determine weaknesses in our server securities.

Jul 17, 2017
3/5
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Pros: Monitor our file server usages and provide detail reporting on abnormal access to sensitive information.

Cons: We are experiencing resource issues when the application is running. When running scan on the server over the WAN, the application seems to use a large amount of memory.

Overall: Monitor the usage of all our proprietary information and be able to track the specific computer and user.

Now we can find out and monitored Administrative changes in our domain.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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Pros: I like Data collection method about this software. Summary change audit reports are good which save time to generate report and check.

Cons: Upgraded versions having complex reporting module which creates problem while generating any reports.

Overall: Able to monitored administrative changes happening in our domain.

Very easy to use! Real deal!

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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Pros: It catches things that you need to catch! You can set it and forget or you can generate all kinds of reports.

Cons: Sometimes it is a little slow at getting the reports to pull - it gets what I need but would like to be faster.

Overall: Was able to meet auditing needs and compliance issues.

Decent product...little documentation on custom reporting/alerting

Jul 17, 2017
3/5
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Ease of Use
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Features & Functionality
3 / 5
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Pros: Instant Alerts. This feature is pretty spot on but could be made better with some additional guides to create custom rulesets.

Cons: Lack of documentation around custom reporting/alerting. Also, we occasionally run into faults where the DB runs out of space, but relieves itself after a few days. During this time jobs get queued up and support has not been able to identify the issue directly.

Overall: Instant alerting.

While it may lack features a few people will claim are needed, it offers what most people need.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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3 / 5
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Pros: The prebuilt reports for so many areas of compliance. The option to install a client rather than RDPing to the server is nice.

Cons: The arduous task of creating an alert via the server console. And on this console (and I know this is not technically a SEIM), it would be nice if there were already pre-built alerts that we could simply enable for the most common security threats. The client interface is great for showing you what you are looking for if you wanted to print a PDF. I don't want a PDF view in the interface though. I want to see data returned in rows that I can filter live, sort columns, drill down on data, pivot on data, etc... Again, these features encroach on SEIM territory, but for what this product is, it kinda should have it. I am open to discussing further if you need more clarification.

We use this to remind remote users when to change their passwords. It's great!

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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Pros: We can customize the email message end users receive, to specify exactly what steps they need to take to change their password so they don't have to call us each time. And we can customize when to email them.

Overall: Fewer helpdesk calls for people who have not changed their passwords

Netwrix has the ability to do real time reporting which is needed greatly in our environment

Jul 17, 2017
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Pros: The program does Real-time reporting, Detects changes in policy (group), monitoring of AD, particularly.

Invaluable solution for our Microsoft Active Directory auditing requirements.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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Pros: Netwrix provides a thorough, easy to use interface to address supporting documentation for almost all of our Microsoft audit requirements. We have been able to easily produce the documentation and evidence for all requests from our audit team with ease. Something that used to take a considerable amount of time to compile.

Cons: Would prefer that the client be web based, as opposed to the Windows client that is used today. Additional detail in error reports to help identify exactly what is not working would be extremely helpful as well. We occasionally have to do quite a bit of exploration to determine exactly what component is generating the error.

Overall: Ease of addressing our Microsoft audit/compliance activities.

Now a days changes in AD is very important

Jul 17, 2017
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4 / 5
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Pros: Real time notification of any changes in AD and successful and unsuccessful logins to machines, which tells administrators of unauthorized login tries and legitimate user problems even before users approach administrator

Cons: There has to be exception reporting options which lets administrator know as some thing is not right for example I particular user is not supposed to be logging into a particular server and if such action happens then administrator should be alarmed - such relationship database should be there

Overall: Like I said real time change alert is the best part of using this product

Netwrix Auditor is a fairly easy software package to use. It also converse a lot of system types.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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3 / 5
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Pros: Netwrix Auditor can be setup to audit most all of the systems that a company is running. It also allows, for one price to audit most of the systems that need to be audited. In addition you can audit systems that are not part of Netwrix by using the Integration API.

Cons: The primary con with Netwrix is that the documentation is not complete. It does show how to configure a basic system but then stops there. It should also show how to configure more complex configurations. This then requires you to submit a ticket which might take a bit to get a proper answer.

Overall: The software covered most of the system that we were required to audit.

Netwrix has helped revolutionize our processes and simplify environmental monitoring and management.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Netwrix makes the process of auditing changes within our Active Directory environment very simple. We no longer have to spend additional time chasing down problems and what caused them. We can quickly evaluate what has recently changed, who changed it and then evaluate the best resolution without wasting time. This allows us to focus on the most important aspects of our jobs!

Cons: Netwrix does not have a lot of features that I do not find amazing. The only item that I can find that comes close to being a "con" involves the way that data is processed. I would love to find a method of auditing active directory and servers that do not involve granting Domain Admin rights to an account used for the product. It is understandable, though.

Overall: We are able to easily spend our time on innovation as opposed to "fire-fighting."

Excellent Product

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: The automation is great. We love the videos of admin. The examiners love the reports and the history as well.

Cons: A little pricey to add seats and have to do it in groups or sets of end user client licenses. Will budget more next year.

Overall: Compliance mostly, but also managing engineers and having some insight on what is happening on the administration of the network that I am not directly involved with.

The Product does exactly what is described and we haven't had any issues. Very happy with it!

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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Pros: Always works. Extremely easy to use! You set it and forget it for what we are using it for. When I have to go back to it I actually remember where things are which shows that it has great design.

Overall: Benefits of saving time with the password reminder. It was so good that we recommended it to a giant healthcare industry company.

An Auditor's best friend.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: It just works. Set it up once, and the daily/weekly jobs run without any further effort. We have our reports sent to our ticketing system, making the daily review a breeze.

Cons: Reporting filters can be a little confusing to use at times, and customization options are limited, requiring editing config files rather than within the GUI.

Overall: It performs a multitude of different Auditing tasks for us, making PCI and SOX compliance much simpler.

Very nice and works the second you load it.

Jul 17, 2017
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Pros: The software works well and it doesn't take alot of configuration to be usable.
It proactively sends emails with daily recaps.
Very simple to setup

Cons: It is very expensive and to get everything, plan to buy multiple modules. The value for the money is there, but it is alot of money to start. Great value / High Price.

Overall: Insight into logs without manual log review and without having to create a lot of custom alerts and views.

This is an important tool, especially in a large environment with only 1 IT Staff or even a team!

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Visibility, notifications/alerts, reports and bringing all of the data down to earth in a nice format.

Cons: If there is a problem, it sometimes can be difficult to solve. Redundant reports/categories are a bit confusing but not a deal breaker. Would be nice to know specifically what/where data a given report is pulling from to isolate what you may need.

Overall: Being able to discover issues with users that may not be reported to me. Compliance reporting is now a simple task!

Great product that really lets you get a handle on what's happening on your network

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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Pros: The simplicist of it. I had it up and running at its basic level in 10 minutes. The advanced features take some more work but you will know within the first day how handy this thing is

Cons: Some of the database config is not that clear, but the support is good and they're able to help get it working properly

Overall: Daily reports to let me know if/what has changed on the network. Alerts if anything suspicious happens in real time

Works well in helping to audit our Active Directory

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Pretty straight forward to get on and use. I have several less technical individuals successfully on it.

Cons: Requires client install. Would be much easier for many of the auditors to use a web interface instead.

Overall: We are able to get a far greater understanding of what id happening in our Active Directory environment. Makes us and the auditors much happier.

Very nice product that helps with finding activity on your network

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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Pros: Ease of use is one, The functionality that it has in it is far beyond what we could have written. It covers a lot of ground on your network. The ease of finding what changed within a file server for me is key.

Cons: Like any software, how it is licensed. Licensed by how many active AD objects you have, well we have some active objects that do not get logged into or touched but they count against us.

Overall: insight into the things that change on our network that you do not know about

Provides critical reporting on changes in the network. Customer support is outstanding.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The change reporting is the most important component that we use. We're able to receive real time alerts as changes are made or when priviledged accounts are used.

Cons: Setup can be complicated. It would be great it could report on device and Linux access as well. As is it works best with Microsoft AD.

Overall: User account reporting and privileged access reporting.

I have found the most reliable feature of the software is "No data is available "

Jul 17, 2017
3/5
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2 / 5
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2 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: When the software works as advertised the information collection and reporting is far easier than attempting to extract the date from convoluted Microsoft logs using problematic scripts. The advertised data collection is extensive, and covers the most critical areas needed by a small business IT department with a limited staff. The active directory reporting is incredibly valuable and should be a mandatory for any business with or without a dedicated IT department.

Cons: Getting the data collection to work, and then keeping the data collection working is almost nothing short of an exercise in futility. The purpose of the software is to collect and report data, and yet Netwrix does not seem to hold back on making the process seem like a customer problem by providing numerous dead end resolutions. The lack of data collection troubleshooting tools does not go unnoticed.

Overall: The visibility on changes in Active Directory is incredibly valuable.

Works as advertised

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Saves audit data to a database for easy searching, emailed csv files make it easy to archive audit data.

Cons: Database options are limited to microsofts offerings only, would like to see an option for MySQL/MariaDB as well

Overall: I use the file server auditor, so being able to see who deleted/moved what file/directory is very beneficial to me from an HR perspective.

Works well, some of the settings are difficult to get right without support.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Reports are very detailed,
Super easy interface,
Easy Database setup and maintenance,
Daily emailed reports are super helpful.

Cons: Missing some real-time features and alerts,
Difficult to Integrate with other auditing software,
Support is not the best,
Setup is a bit cumbersome.

Overall: Visibility into changes in my environment.

Simply Amazing, Way better than most of the alternatives.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use, Ease of Implementation. This software was so easy to deploy we were solving our first problems within 25 minutes of purchasing.

Our experience with Netwrix has been great!

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Fairly easy to use and setup. Netrix lets us know each year that the renewal is coming and works with us to get the renewal done.

Cons: Don't like that the Password Management component is going away. This is a convenient way for users to have a self-service password change solution for remote users.

Was okay product. Did what we needed. Started giving us problems towards the end and stopped.

Jul 17, 2017
3/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: Nice logs of account expirations. Daily reporting of users was great. Password management portal was very helpful.

Cons: Wasn't alway accurate for some of our external domains. Reported inactive accounts were actually still valid users.

Overall: Provided a daily inactive user report and help manage AD passwords.

Always gives us the info we need when we need it.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: There is a large list of built-in reports that will give us lots of information we need in a short amount of time. The auditors love the information we can get for them in a moments notice.

Cons: It would be nice to have a report writer that can be used to create custom reports tailored to our specific needs.

Overall: The biggest benefit is piece of mind. Between knowing that changes made to our infrastructure have been recorded and having the ability to restore in-necessary changes when we need, that makes it easier to sleep at night.

A auditing solution with huge value to the organization!

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: The daily reporting is great at providing a snapshot of changes the environment for Information Security Officer. In our IT department we rely on the real-time alerts daily for user lockouts and other AD related changes to inform us of changes made so we can act accordingly.

Cons: It takes some time to get a handle on the on-demand reporting, but Netwrix provides a huge list of canned reports so you rarely have to create a customized report from scratch.

Overall: It makes AD auditing easier for our Information Security Officer, while providing real-time reports for our IT department. The program saves a lot of time that had been spent doing things manually.

Overall, the Netwrix Auditor Suite has exceeded our expectations and it simply works!

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Since we are in the heavily regulated Financial Services industry, we needed an Event Auditing solution that met the FFIEC regulatory guidelines. Netwrix Auditor and the related products work well.

Cons: There is so much information to sift through, but that is very typical of these type of products. If you invest enough time tweaking it ends working for you.

Overall: The software helps us get a better understanding of our Security Risk Profile, and meet regulatory guidelines. It was indeed a great purchase, and helps us monitor various systems on our network.

This software is very intuitive to use and a great value.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to find the information we need using the search feature. Real-time alerting. Ability to report on any event from the Windows event log.

Cons: Inability to format the reports (choosing data fields or placement of the fields). Inconsistent reporting formats depending on the method selected. Example: running a report within the reporting interface vs. Inactive account report. When running a report and then choosing to subscribe, must reconfigure the subscription to match the report that was already run.

Overall: Easy to use interface, daily/weekly reporting on important Active Directory events, Real-time alerting, real-time forensics with the intelligent search feature. Ability to scale the product to additional areas as needed (Exchange, SQL, etc.)

Works great, when it works. but trying to put in a ticket is hard to get everything corrected.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: reports what is going on my network. Sends out easy to understand emails for everyone that needs them.

Cons: correcting issues with our application is difficult sometimes. I put in a ticket and it will take several days sometime for them to get back to me. I wish the reports were more like the emails. easy to build.

Good experience.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like the things you can do with this product but just felt like we had other software in place that could gather this stuff for us so we didn't need to spend the money right now.

Cons: I did not have any con really. I liked the product, just felt we didn't need to pay for it at this time since we can pull most of the information from other sources we currently have.

Great Product !! Netwrix has been able to identify and pinpoint areas of potential concern.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The level of compliance documents, The state-in-time documents and the amount of historical documents without a major drain of system resources. The daily email reports I could go on and on,

Cons: The user count limitations. Also if there was a way to report a list of devices and not just the activity on them that would be helpful.

Easy to get a quote, easy to install, and easy to use

Jul 17, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Does what it advertises - alerts and reports on active directory events. Support is included with initial purchase.

Cons: changes from 8.5 to 9 were pretty drastic with no reason, emails, or help to the changes. Support is ok, but slow and no followup

Good not easy but robust.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The password expiry notice and the password lockout functions. Also reasonably priced for functionality.

Cons: How much of a hit it can put in the performance. Complicated to setup and tweak. Alerts can get overwhelming.

This tool has been invaluable in tracking down who makes changes to our critical data

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like the comprehensive scope of the software's capabilities. It allows you to expand as your needs grow. The automated processing and reporting

Overall: It easily allows me to identify who made changes to my data and records any changes to my AD that I need to be aware of.

Great for audit and exams.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I like the daily reports that Netwrix sends to the Officers on the network functions. Federal and state guidelines require someone keeps track of the network admins changes to the network. Netwrix Auditor emails a morning report every work day describing the changes made to Active Directory on all our Domain Controllers.

Overall: Audit compliance.

An excellent product that continues to improve.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The version 9 client is awesome. It provides a much easier way to drill into reports and events than ever before.

Cons: The activity summary reports that it completed with errors, yet neither we nor tech support has ever been able to identify the problem. Since there are no events missing, we have just let it go.

Overall: If we start to experience a problem that goes back to AD or Group Policy, we can easily determine what changed and remediate it.

Happy, just need to spend the time to become more familiar with the software

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Really liked how easy it was to get everything setup. Sales team was very helpful and prompt. Like the clean interface and so far things have been pretty self-explanatory.

Cons: The amount of data is overwhelming! I need to more spend more time tweaking things and taking the time to build some custom reports to filter out some of the 'noise'.

Overall: Ability to monitor logins and failed login and the ability to audit our file servers for access.

Great value for the money!

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It is very easy to use. Very intuitive user interface. I have used other products before and they are just not as easy to use.

Cons: Can't think of anything now. Perhaps the setup needed a bit more attention than I would have liked, but overall it wasn't bad. Certainly better than most!

Satisfactory

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Once it's setup, there is little/no maintenance required.
Super convenient screen recording when someone logs into a server.

Cons: Getting truly useful reports can be cumbersome if you have lots of qualifying events. A more convenient method of setting up exclusions would be appreciated.

Simple and powerful

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I love that it provides simple visibility into my network. The application was easy to configure and begin using.

A great interface and set of features that allows small businesses Enterprise level insights.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: An easy to understand, modern looking interface and sweet looking reports on a budget. Pretty easy to understand, and a lot of high level features. Great customer support and configuration assistance. Highly recommend the Jump Start package.

Cons: Well, it doesn't have "In the file" levels of changes that other (much) more expensive programs have. It can be difficult to whittle down the "noise" in Active Directory and other false positives, though thats an issue with all logging. A few of the settings are using confusing terms, but once trained it is understandable.

Overall: Insights into things we had never had before, and several advanced security items that saved us from spending more momney on a second product.

Use this software to monitor, alert, and create reports for Government IT Audits

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The fact that Netwrix always includes new and better features all of the time. Great price for the software and once it is in place and working it is very stable and solid. The new 9.0 version really allows for so much more than the old versions.

Cons: Some of the plugins are hard to use. I have a hard time figuring out what is causing errors sometimes when it runs its nightly scans of my systems. But customer support is always very good in helping solve the issues.

Overall: Easier domain management, real time security alerts, it is a wonderful piece of software.

Netwrix has allowed us to keep an eye on our environment.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The Netwrix auditor suite has many tools that come with the solution out of the box. This allows us to deploy auditing in our environment, as needed.

Cons: There are a couple of the new auditing tools in Netwrix that require a separate license. These tools should be included in the solution.

Must have tool for any company in need to control access to corporate unstructured informaiton

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to install and within the various reports and settings. The single server and well-integrated platform is robust.

Cons: The additional setup to monitor auditing on servers is very time consuming. This should be automated.

Overall: Real visibility into changes to our AD environment and exactly who and when documentation is accessed.

We have never had a software that gave us this visibility into your network. I love it.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I love the ability to create almost ANY report you can dream up. I am a newbie, I cannot wait to see what all this application is capable of. I want to get wait deep in this and learn, learn, learn.

I thought it was very easy to set this up out of the box. We are getting reports within the first 24 hours of install.

Overall: Network visibility and reporting is amazing.

Grrat product, lot of features

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: This software has everything he needs to make my job easier. Easy Active directory integration, keeps track of all file changes, keeps track of all user activities. The daily Reports are fast to display. I like the option of exporting and saving the files in PDF format.

Cons: Configuring the reports do not work all the time. It takes multiple times to do the configuration for the report to work.

Decent information for the price.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Decent information for the price. Works for our audits and auditors to stay in compliance. Like the auto generated reports where I don't have to search for the information.

Cons: Hard to get some information out. Support isn't extremely helpful, only points you to some online documents that I was able to find myself before calling.

Overall: Audit compliance.

Great, helps us to keep track of users

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It gives us the opportunity to track down all the edits in AD, it shows which computers get updated, and let's us know who edits what in AD.

Cons: It gives us errors but doesn't explain exactly what the error is so we can fix it, it tracks windows 10 but has trouble tracking Windows 7 updates.

Netwrix has enabled us to monitor our systems with ease

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The built in reporting is wonderful. We have been able to get audit reports that are accurate in a timely manner.

Cons: I wish that it was easier to setup the monitoring. All systems are complex so I doubt this can be fixed.

Product is solid.

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The product is easy to use and always runs well. Interface is intuitive. We have only had one issue that was resolved quickly via hepde desk call.

Cons: The licensing model needs to come in blocks of 50 or 100 instead constantly having to "true-up" one at a time.

With the new 9.-0client setup and monitoring has become much easier

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like how easy it is to deploy and upgrade. The new 9.0 interface is a great improvement over the previous version.

NETWRIX is a must have system for any IT Administrator

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The ability to track high valued user activity and to have the ability to review any changes made in Active Directory, Group Policy and File Shares

Cons: Netwrix monitors a great number of items throughout your environment, but I really wish it would also monitor server HDD space and send notifications regarding its capacities.

Easy to implement and quickly gain value from reporting

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Quick and easy deployment. Most features do not require an agent. Video monitoring of server sessions is a really cool features that we actually use.

Cons: Because there is to no support for Cisco products, we are forced to look into alternatives for a fully capable SIEM.

Overall: Various default reports are vary useful... i.e. NIST, PCI, etc. reporting

Basic reports are good.. Hard to customize

Jul 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The agents collect a vast amount of information. This allows any investigations to get to root of issues well after the fact.

Cons: Difficult to create ad-hoc reports. Not very intuitive, because data 'names' aren't described well when trying to filter data

Netwrix is great, simple to setup, easy to use.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Netwrix is very easy to use, very easy to setup. It provides great information and lets you audit your environment very easily

Cons: Documentation could be a little better, but support was great with assisting in setup and they constantly reach out to see how things are going.

Overall: Auditing of Active Directory and File Servers. Password expiration notification, disabling unused computer and user accounts.

Fantastic Auditing Software

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very flexible and can audit about any event possible on the network. We mostly use it for a Windows environment.

Cons: Cumbersome initial configuration...very expensive. Licensing is per AD-user so you will need to keep your directory cleaned up.

Overall: Monitors our file servers, AD changes, and SQL and Sharepoint changes.

if you need to monitor users you need this software.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The ability to monitor changes without going through tons of event logs. The time saved is well worth it.

Cons: Cost could be a bit less on the licensing side. More custom reports would be good, sometimes the canned reports are not enough. Better report scheduling.

this tool is awesome, great functionalitly and support team.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: ease of use, reporting and lightweight footprint. I downloaded the VM and was up and running within minutes.

Cons: it's not free! Seriously though, the only con I can think of is that the sales approach is too modular, have to purchase mutliple modules to accomplish what i was look for.

Netwrix Auditor

Dec 05, 2016
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: none really

Cons: console crash all the time (at least once a week) especially when you use it. version 8 GUI was redesigned and it worst than the original one.

Overall: server requires a lot of memory. running on virtual guests and it choked up once a month. requires a lot of hard drive space as well.

Recommendations to other buyers: check out other software first before committing to this auditing software.