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We are disabling TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in three months’ time

Written on January 15, 2020 at 10:56 AM, by

Today marks the end of support for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 from Microsoft. From a website perspective, these Operating Systems were the last Operating Systems not supporting TLS 1.2 out of the box. We regularly see visits from these Operating System and recognize the value we have […]

Sweet Sixteen, DirTeam!

Written on January 13, 2020 at 2:37 PM, by

On January 12, 2004, Carlos Magalhaes registered the DirTeam.com DNS domain name. That day, he conceived the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs, as you’ve come to know it today as your one-stop website for all Microsoft Identity-related information. With great please, I congratulate DirTeam.com with its 16th birthday!    The early days In the early days, […]

The DirTeam.com/ActiveDir.org Weblogs in 2019

Written on December 31, 2019 at 10:17 PM, by

Goodbye 2019! As we say goodbye to yet another calendar year, we’re sharing our achievements for the past year. Pageviews and visits Throughout 2019, the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs served seven million pages. To be exact: we saw 7,377,049 pageviews. From a visitor point of view, this results in the following diagram: New bloggers In […]

IPv6 is back!

Written on December 16, 2019 at 7:45 AM, by

For a significant amount of time, the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs have operated without IPv6. We changed this important omission over the past weekend. 2010 – 2016 On November 24, 2010, we announced the availability of IPv6 for the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs. At the time, this required serious work from the IaaS engineers at […]

The DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs are moving to Windows Server 2019

Written on October 10, 2019 at 9:25 AM, by

For the past three years, the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs have been hosted on an infrastructure running Windows Server 2012 R2. This is about to change.   End of support for Windows Server 2008 On January 14th, 2020, Microsoft is ending the support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. For the DirTeam.com […]

The DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs are moving to Windows Server 2019

Written on October 10, 2019 at 9:25 AM, by

For the past three years, the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs have been hosted on an infrastructure running Windows Server 2012 R2. This is about to change.   End of support for Windows Server 2008 On January 14th, 2020, Microsoft is ending the support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. For the DirTeam.com […]

The DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs feature on Feedspot’s Top 50 Azure Blogs

Written on March 5, 2019 at 9:20 AM, by

Last week, we received a message from Anuj Agarwal congratulating us being selected by Feedspot’s panelists as one of the Top 50 Microsoft Azure Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2019. We feel honored.              About Feedspot Feedspot is an internet-based service for content reading. Feedspot lets you read all your favorite blogs and websites […]

The DirTeam.com/ActiveDir.org Weblogs in 2018

Written on December 31, 2018 at 2:08 PM, by

Goodbye 2018! As we say goodbye to yet another calendar year, we’re sharing our achievements for the past year. Pageviews and visits Throughout 2018, the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs served five and a half million pages. To be exact: we saw 5,609,225 pageviews. From a visitor point of view, this results in the following diagram: […]

An update to our privacy posture

Written on April 13, 2018 at 10:01 PM, by

Over five years ago, we defined our privacy posture on this blog. Today, as many organizations are (finally) getting ready for the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), privacy is a hot topic. Today, I want to dive a bit deeper on what GDPR means to us at the DirTeam.com and ActiveDir.org Weblogs (dirteam.com). […]

DirTeam at the Microsoft Global MVP Summit

Written on February 27, 2018 at 9:46 AM, by

Microsoft organizes the global Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Summit from March 4, 2018 to March 9, 2018 on its Redmond campus. All current MVPs are invited to join the product teams in an interactive exploration of the current products, technologies, roadmap and strategy.   About Microsoft MVPs Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals )MVPs) are technology […]