How to generate Built-in Security Reports?
Perform the following steps to generate a Built-in object report.

Select under AD Reports button in the tool bar.

 

Step 1: Report Selection

  1. The Built-in Security Reports window with the list of reports will be displayed as shown below:

  2. This window shows the list of reports that can be generated across domain/domains in a forest. Select a report from the list of reports.
    Click Next to proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Object Selection

  1. Select the desired object(s) from the list, using the checkboxes, for which you want to view permissions defined.

  2. Click Next to proceed to the next step.

Step 3: Domain Controller Selection

        

  1. Click Select to specify a domain controller and corresponding domain for which you want the report generated. The Configuration Settings will be displayed which will allow you to specify a domain controller. Note that the report can be generated only against the domain you specify in this step. During report generation you may specify any domain controller that belongs to the selected domain.
  2. You may select specific containers in the domain to restrict the domain scope and collect data for objects in selected containers. If no containers are selected, data will be collected by searching the entire domain structure.
  3. In order to select specific containers, select Scan Selected Containers in Domain option, and then click Browse to select containers in the domain. The container browser dialog will be displayed as shown below:



  4. Select the desired container and click OK. Note that only one container may be selected at a time. To select another container, click Add From. Note that ARKAD scans the specified container for the objects selected in Step 2 of this wizard
  5. ARKAD defaults to scanning all the sub-containers under a given container. If you want to change the Include sub-containers option click Edit Options. The Container Options dialog will be displayed as shown below:
  6. Please note that Container Selection is not applicable for Domain, Sites, GPOs and WMI Filters.
  7. Click Next to proceed to the next step.

Step 4: Specify User/Group Accounts (Optional)

        

  1. Specify user and/or group account names to view permissions assigned to specific accounts on objects in the directory.
  2. Select an operator from the drop-down list, and then specify an account name to add to the list. You may specify a part of account name to include in list by using operators other than equals (=) and not equals (<>). Note that for equals and not equals operators you have to specify account name in "Domain Name\Account Name" format.
  3. Click Add to list to add the specified account name to list.
  4. Click Next to proceed to the next step.
Step 5: Field Selection
 
          
  1. To select fields for the report, click on the desired field in the list of Available Fields, and then click button.
  2. To remove selected fields, click on the desired field in the list of Selected Fields, and then click button.
  3. You can use the arrow buttons to order the selected fields. To move a field up by one position in the list of selected fields click button. To move a field down by one position in the list of selected fields click button.
  4. Click Finish to save the permissions report.

After the data collection process is complete, the report would be generated in a report window as shown below: