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Installing the IDex Agent

Note: This topic applies to the Leeds Release.

The IDex Agent is a Smoothwall application, installed on your Active Directory domain controllers, that monitors user log on events. When such an event is detected the IDex Agent sends the following information to the Smoothwall:

  • Username
  • User group membership
  • Workstation's IP address

Note: The IDex Agent cannot identify more than one user per IP address. If another user is detected at the same IP address it is assumed to be a new user and that the previous user logged off.

A manual synchronization of group mapping can be performed causing an immediate delivery of all group information for the domain to the Smoothwall by running: C:\Program Files\Smoothwall\IDexAgent\SendAdDataNow.exe

Installing the IDex Agent consists of: