Users can add their account to a group.
As user-self-service authenticated users in your company may use this website to add their account to a specified group.
*Use groups to grant access
Your company uses Active Directory groups to grant access to ressources depending on the membership in a specific group. For some groups your users should decide by themselves if they want to be member of the group.
Example: Access to a specific folder is secured by permissions given to a specific group. But basically users should be able to access this folder - but they have to initiate getting permissions.
*Applications use groups for their own needs
In your company you use Active Directory groups which are taken by certain applications.
Example: An Anti-Spam-Application reads the memebership of a certain group to decide which mailboxes should be protected. Users can decide if they want to be protected or not.
*Use an IIS Server in your company
You might install GroupWebService on any IIS in your company.
You may customize the Website with your own phrases.
Using Windows-Authentication you guarentee secure access to the GroupWebService website. Only the authenticated user may add himself to the group.
The list of groups a user can declare to be member of will be configured by IT-administration.
Immediatly after users declaration he is memeber of the group.
Optional you might configure a mailaddress which receives a message when a new application has made.
*Use groups as recommended by Microsoft for granting access to ressources
*Free up time of helpdesk if users might decide by themselves which ressources they want to have access to
*Offer a comfortable webpage to allow users to applicate for ressources.
*Control user applications by getting administrative reports.
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