Some time ago, when Windows 2008 was released I had some spare time (where are those days) and I wanted to master some of my .NET coding skills. What is better than find an idea to use them … and that’s how 1Identity Snapshot Recovery Tool was created. Snapshot Recovery Tool is command line tool … Continue reading "Snapshot recovery tool strikes back"
It looks like product group has made ILM 2 to reach Release Candidate (RC) stage and has been released for public download on the Microsoft Download. Now it is the time to start seriously look at this new version.
If You need Windows XP SP2 IE 6 client virtual machine for testing purposes or just for browsing You can download pre-configured (and activated) VHD image (1.5 Gb) from Microsoft. It contains Windows XP SP2 IE6 and IE7 Readiness Toolkit. System installed on this VHD will expire on 04/01/2007.
New download called Windows Automated Installation Kit just showed up on Downloads. According to its description: (…) Use this tool to configure unattended setup answer files (Unattend.xml) and capture images. (…) It support Windows 2003/XP/Vista. There is nothing more what I can tell You about it just now, I will have to test it and … Continue reading "Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK)"
In case that someone who is reading this blog is not subscribed to joe's blog or notification list (unlikely) I want to inform that two of joe's tools, which are ultimate … great tools for AD get updated. These two tools are: AdFind – which allows You to search for anything You want to in … Continue reading "AdMod and AdFind updated"
As we can read on MSRC blog, Microsoft has published out of band patch for VML vulnerability existing in IE. This flaw was described in Microsoft Security Advisory (925568) published lately. Bug patched by this update allows remote code execution so it should be applied as soon as it will be possible (some people do some tests and other … Continue reading "VML patch (MS06-055) released out of band"
MIIS design concepts document library has been updated with new document. MIIS 2003 Design Concepts for Advanced Solution Components has been recently added as next document in this family. MIIS 2003 Design Concepts for Advanced Solution Components deals with: (…) “process-level attributes” and “conditional metaverse objects” to improve the convergence efficiency of the identity integration … Continue reading "MIIS design concepts updated"
Busy, busy, busy … that are few words which describes my current status best :). That is also a reason why ther aren't too many new posts here but I hope it will change soon. In the meantime new things are showing up on the web so quick info about it. ADFS operations guide just … Continue reading "ADFS operation guide"
Active Directory Performance for 64-bit Windows Server finally was published on Microsoft Downloads. As most of us is aware of gain in performance which can be achived using 64-bit hardware platform as a DC base it's good to have official document about it. This white paper compares performance of Windows 2003 acting as a DC … Continue reading "32-bit to 64-bit Active Directory performance comparison has arrived"
New download on Microsoft Downloads delivers three new documents, as stated on download page: MIIS 2003 Design Concepts for Reference Attributes – This document explains how reference attributes are processed by MIIS 2003 for direct attribute mapping scenarios and provides a conceptual explanation of a custom solution for advanced mapped reference attributes. It also includes … Continue reading "MIIS 2003 Design Concepts"