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I'm done with an intensive month of sessions, delivered for different user groups and other communities online. When you managed to attend my session about Kerberos I hope you liked it ;). Now it's time for some blogging activities. A friend asked on Read More...
... on my Polish blog a question was asked on Sunday evening if I can provide some description on the SYSVOL location process and the pitfalls which might wait there. I said ... ' Why not ' ... and then you have to keep your promise. So today it will Read More...
Where is a question there is an answer (at least in most cases). This time question was “How to check schema extension introduces to a forest?” and it was asked on ActiveDir.org. There was even more than one answer … apparently some consultants are watching Read More...
ActiveDir.org is always a source of all sorts of directory related discussion. In most cases interesting once. I have to admit that I would like to have more time to catch up with ActiveDir.org and to be more active there (note to self) but with Wojtek Read More...
Take a lot of work, add 7 week old son and serious flue (which strikes 2 days after You got back from travel which incorporates transfer on some heavy used airports – first thought – pork ;) ) and you will get some silence on a blog. I hope that while Read More...
Implementing effective password policy was always a hard task. Especially when additional accounts like: workstation local administrator account services account (look for W2008R2 new features) name whatever you want account … comes into equation and Read More...
Handling time is somehow challenging task. It can;t be stopped so far so we have to live with schedules and clocks. But this won't be about time physics but more mundane thing. One of my friends has asked me question how to translate pwdLastSet attribute Read More...
It looks like we have to remeber new acronym for tool name - ADTD which stands for Active Directory Topology Diagrammer is, as I see it, replacement for older tool known for some people like ADMap. It allows You to build Visio diagram representing Active Read More...
Almost month without a post ... time to get to work. BTW - it is a little strange but more people are visiting this place (according to statistics gathered from the blog) now then in the time when I've posted more often. If I will stop blogging will I Read More...
joe has released new version of excelent ADFind tool, You can read about this update and grab new version on joe's blog . I want to mention only one of the aspects of this update - on Windows 2008 (aka Longhorn) this version gives You access to new statistics Read More...
LDP is one of a magic tool for LDAP which used at customer site in most cases makes You looking as some kind of AD wizard. To be honest I don't know why but in many cases it works in this way. Maybe one of the reason for this is "lack" of documentation Read More...
Today on microsoft.public.windows.server.active_directory newsgroup somebody came with a question how he can remove and add workstations to domain, without performing this operation manually on every workstation? Because of some DR situation he had 250 Read More...
I was working lately on some code which utilizes Active Directory and I came across problem that trying to access some of objects raised an exception with E_ADS_BAD_PATHNAME message. After short investigation I found out that this objects for which this Read More...
Yesterday I was at customer site to talk about identity management and as it often happens some other topics were discussed with customer tech stuff after discussing main topics. In this discussion I was asked how to read and parse security descriptor Read More...
Vista introduces several new functionality and few of then (to be specific two) requires our AD environment to get prepared through schema extension. These schema extension needed to run new Vista's features will be part of LH schema, but LH is still Read More...
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