Working at a Systems Integrator (SI) has its perks. I get to discuss interesting technologies with interesting customers and interesting partners. Sometimes, my playing field feels like an ecosystem where manufacturers, partners and customers think and act like one. One of the partners we’re working closely these days and gives me that special feeling is … Continue reading "I’ll be speaking at the Datacenter Group’s Partner Event"
MS13-066 Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (Important)
On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Microsoft, in its monthly Patch Tuesday, released MS13-066, a Security Bulletin addressing an issue with Active Directory Federation Services. This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). reveal information pertaining to the service account used by AD FS. An attacker could then attempt … Continue reading "MS13-066 Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (Important)"
Five Things you should know about using DirSync with Password Sync
In version 1.0.6385.12 of the Windows Azure Directory Synchronization tool (or DirSync for short) Microsoft introduced the ability for administrators to synchronize password(hashe)s to Azure Active Directory. I’ve blogged about the DirSync tool in the past, when the 32bit tool was deprecated, and today, with the Password Sync functionality, I feel I have good reason … Continue reading "Five Things you should know about using DirSync with Password Sync"