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From time to time people are asking me questions about AD and related topics. I don’t know why but they think I might now the answer. Sometimes this is not true ;) but I try to do my best (I’ve just learned today that there is “Geek network” so probably Read More...
Sunday evening is a good time (after busy day and week) to scan through feeds and other things in my news inbox. I found two things which I want to share with you. ( cc ) bobafred First is a new version of Microsoft Product Support Reports . If you’ve Read More...
“ Virtualization is a bless ” I wrote not so long ago (or lets just say that close to that – maybe different wording) and I didn’t thought that I will get back to virtualization topic so quickly. This time it was triggered by article wrote by one of Polish Read More...
Active Directory Documentation Team has put on the web interesting post about default permissions of Account Operators (AO) group which might be present on DC object as a result of ACLs placed earlier on computer object. ( cc ) ph0t0 {loves you too} In Read More...
Few days ago my colleague at work pointed me out that I had not created a follow-up to my article about site location which was requested by some users in comments on my Polish blog . When one started this whole blogging thing one has to deal with consequences Read More...
Active Directory as network service has  (at least IMO) one great advantage (some problems can be pointed as well ) – relative simplicity of building service which will be fault tolerant service. With proper design and maintenance it takes some efforts 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...
Some time ago on Polish Windows Server users forum about client site location mechanics in context of Exchange Server and how it deals with site location. As it turned out problem which was discussed was result of some specific 9bad) design but I will Read More...
Recently one of customers asked me simple troubleshooting question – why users on Terminal Services can’t use "Open as Web folder” in IE? First answer is simple – because it is grayed out :). But why it is grayed out? Look, Terminal services == GPO Read More...
Flying over Europe to Dublin I’ve decided to take some time and write a bit about a delegation discussion I had recently with my customer. To be specific about delegating to a user right to set “User must change password at next logon” flag in ADU&C Read More...
Some time ago one of my friends at MCS had come across a problem while promoting RODC in a multi domain forest. This problem was "access denied" error when new RODC was promoted in one of child domains. This problem was solved thanks to discussion and Read More...
Another short download information: RODC Deployment Guide just hit TechNet web pages, so anyone interested in deploying Windows Server 2008 with this role have something to read while servers will do its daily business. This part of this guide deals only Read More...
Number of RODCs in a production environment is probably not very high now but many peoples and organizations are thinking about it. For those I have good news that new KB article 944043 was published which is delivering RODC compatibility pack for down Read More...
... You want to have Your own blog with fresh content ... on different topics ... just steel this post like Deepak Gupta is doing. Lately he wrote about maximum limits in AD, just like I did . He wrote also about Hyper-V new features, exactly as Natasha Read More...
Have you ever wondered how many objects You can create in Your DIT (actually this was showed some time ago by ~Eric ) ? Or how many DC is to many in a domain? For some time now on one of MS internal distribution groups group of folks were discussing document Read More...