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Blue AD Toolkit

The Blue AD Toolkit gives local administration access to institutions included in the Blue active directory. This allows local administrators to create groups and manage email.

Who can use the Blue AD Toolkit?

We've created Lookup groups for each institution called Toolkit Management Group and populated them with the members of your existing Editors group. 

These new groups are self-managing, so you can add/remove your own members.

What can we do with it?

Your Toolkit Management Group members have full administrative access to the all the Toolkit's functionality, allowing them to:

  1. Manage your institutional Blue AD groups, via the Groups tab
  2. Create distribution lists with email addresses
  3. Create shared mailboxes in Exchange Online.

How do I access it?

Log in at https://toolkit.blue.cam.ac.uk

User guide

Full instructions are available here:

Blue AD Toolkit User Guide

Future development

We intend to prioritise new feature requests received from users, and introduce more features on a termly update cycle.

You can submit a feature request by email to the .

 

Feature requests

Deployment expected

Bug fixes Lent Term 2020 (January)
More granular permissions Lent Term 2020 (January)
Institutional audit logs Lent Term 2020 (January)
One-way sync from Lookup groups to Blue TBC
Delegated management of individual groups TBC
EES License checker (including password sync and Hermes migration status) TBC

 

Last updated: 15 November 2019

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