So working a lot with customers and their *interesting environments I often get called in to fix blotched permissions on important aspects of Active Directory. Which important aspects you ask well how about THE SCHEMA NC! I have seen this in many news groups and many times I have had to fix this so to … Continue reading "Save My Schema"
So I officially don’t live in Cape Town anymore, I am now in Johannesburg the Erwee’s where kind enough to offer me a place to stay until I find my own, which I hope wont be long. Not because of the Erwee’s they are and have always been excellent hosts and friends to me. Simply … Continue reading "It has started"
I don’t want to pretend that I know AD schema very well – I work with schema and I know how it is build, some values and their meanings etc. I also remember some of commonly used attributes name, but I don’t know all of them. Today my friend get back from the customer site … Continue reading "Get a drink with AD"
After my previous post about confidential bit I received great feedback through blog comment system (Thanks Jorge and Lee) and in off-line conversation on newsgroup. I’ve decided to gather this additional information in next post as an update to my original one. First of all when You want to use confidential bit for some attribute … Continue reading "Confidential bit follow-up"
Well three years ago in a little Virgin active gym in little old Brakenfell in Cape Town I met this black guy, his name is Musa but he is affectionately known as Impie. We decided to gym together as we have the same gym goals and where gyming at the same time of the evening.
One interesting entry showed today on the SourceForge site. Developers from kernelnetworks developed and published on SF OpenLDAP Management Agent for MIIS 2003. Quote from the project web page: (…)This project aims at providing connectivity for commercial and non-commercial applications between MIIS 2003 and OpenLDAP 2.x-based directories, allowing customers to integrate OpenLDAP 2.x into an … Continue reading "OpenLDAP MA for MIIS 2003"
Lately I have to explain to one of our customers how to create attribute in Active Directory which can be protected with additional permissions from reading its content. Such possibility was introduced in Windows 2003 SP1 but when I looked for some information to point our customer to I didn’t found much documentation so I … Continue reading "How to create and use confidential attributes"
I want to get back to ADFS configuration once again. In current version of ADFS documentation available on Microsoft web site one important – in my opinion – thing was omitted and I know that it would not be updated in short time, I think about ADFS auditing. ADFS comes with some auditing capability available … Continue reading "[R] ADFS one more time – auditing"
InfoWorld invited few major providers of IdM solution to some kind of competition in IdM solution implementation. The challenge was to build IdM solution in specific scenario which involved integration of HR system, Active Directory, Exchange and Linux. Results of this challenge can be read on the Infoworld's web page.
On the Microsoft Downloads new document regarding MIIS 2003 capacity planning has been released. This document presents server configuration recommendation for a server with MIIS 2003 based on test designs. Document can be found on downloads web site.