Access Manager Editions

Community Edition

Access Manager Community edition is our core offering, that contains all the features that an organization need to help defend themselves from lateral movement-based attacks. You can provide your users full access to Microsoft LAPS passwords and request just-in-time admin access to computers all from the convenience of their browser.

Community edition is completely free for any organization of any size to use.

Enterprise Edition

Enterprise edition customers can deploy the Lithnet Access Manager Agent, which enables LAPS support for devices that aren't joined to your Active Directory domain. The agent runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux, and supports Azure Active Directory joined and registered devices.

Enterprise edition also enables additional functionality, such as support for high availability, and advanced custom authorization rules.

See the licensing page for information on how to trial or purchase an Enterprise Edition license.

Feature comparison

Web Interface features

The Access Manager web interface is the main feature of the product that your support staff and end users will be interacting with.

Learn more about the differences between the Microsoft and Lithnet LAPS Agents.

Lithnet Access Manager Agent password management features

Enterprise edition customers benefit from the following capabilities when they deploy the Lithnet Access Manager agent to their devices to manage LAPS passwords.

Just-in-time access features

BitLocker features

Authentication features

Access Manager supports several authentication mechanisms. You can use a modern authentication provider like Azure AD or Okta to add MFA support to your Access Manager instance.

Auditing features


Authorization features

Configuration management features


  1. Requires the use of the Lithnet Access Manager Agent

  2. See the page on supported Linux operating systems for more details

  3. Requires the use of the Lithnet Access Manager Agent or the Microsoft Windows LAPS client

  4. Not supported when using the Microsoft Windows LAPS client and storing the password in Azure AD

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