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The Weblogs in 2017

Written on December 30, 2017 at 9:52 AM, by

Goodbye 2017! As we say goodbye to yet another calendar year, we’re sharing our achievements for the past year. Although we missed the beat last year, this year we’re stronger than ever with our analysis. Pageviews and visits Throughout 2017, the / Weblogs served four and a half million pages. To be exact: […]

Moving from StartSSL to DigiCert

Written on March 2, 2017 at 11:39 AM, by

The and Weblogs have relied on certificates from StartSSL, ever since we introduced the option to visit our website using SSL and TLS. One of the main reasons for choosing StartSSL was that their certificates are available for free. However, recent events have led to a distrust in the certificates issued by StartSSL. […]

The / Weblogs now run on Azure

Written on October 13, 2016 at 3:14 PM, by

Previously, the / Weblogs were hosted on a webserver made available by OGD in its Delft-based datacenter. The server hosting WordPress was situated behind a firewall and backed up off-site on a daily basis. This was a really luxurious situation to be in, and I even presented on the situation at TheDatacenterGroup’s partner event… and yet we […]

The / Weblogs in 2015

Written on December 31, 2015 at 11:11 PM, by

Goodbye 2015! As we say goodbye to 2015, it is our custom to share the wonderful things the team behind the / Weblogs have achieved. As we changed our underlying platform in December 2014, this year was our first full year on the platform and its accompanying analytics features.   Pageviews and visits […]

The / Weblogs on Twitter

Written on January 1, 2015 at 9:37 AM, by

The / Weblogs are the most active Active Directory-related blogging resource on the web, next to Microsofts own TechNet blogs. As mentioned in the previous blogpost, the topics and areas of information you, as our respected readers, read is diverse and ranges from Windows Server-specific configurations to Exchange Server load-balancing. This is just the way we like […]

The / Weblogs in 2014

Written on December 31, 2014 at 3:18 PM, by

On this last day of 2014, I invite you to look back at 2014 with me on the wonderful things the team behind the / Weblogs have achieved. Calendar year 2014 wasn’t just another year in our history. It was a very important and challenging year. A year in which we changed the underlying platform […]

The / Weblogs in 2013

Written on December 31, 2013 at 10:31 AM, by

On this last day of 2013, I invite you to look back at 2013 with me on the wonderful things the team behind the / Weblogs have achieved.

Calendar year 2013 wasn’t just another year in our history. It was a pivotal year. A year in which we laid the foundation for you, as our respected readers, to feel invited to check back often and enjoy the central role Active Directory plays in today’s networking infrastructures.

The Weblogs now offer DNSSEC

Written on November 20, 2013 at 12:16 AM, by

As the team behind the / Weblogs, these days, we aim to give you, the people visiting our website, the most secure and compliant experience available. To this purpose, we’ve already implemented IPv6. We’ve decided to introduce AAAA records in our DNS zones and configure our servers with IPv6 addresses.

The Weblogs no longer offer SSL v2.0

Written on April 30, 2013 at 7:00 AM, by

As you might be aware, the Weblogs offers the ability to encrypt all http traffic to and from the website using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) since December 2010. To enable this, you only need to direct your traffic to instead of The functionality also includes feeds and (when you’re a blogger with […]

DirTeam and Your Privacy

Written on December 7, 2012 at 9:20 AM, by

We believe strongly that people on the Internet are entitled to e-privacy. That is why we have removed all 3rd party cookies, 3rd party trackers ad 3rd party analytics solutions from the / Weblogs.