System state backup may fail on Windows 2003 SP1 DCs

New KB article came out few days ago regarding possibility of backup failure on Windows 2003 SP1 DCs in specific configuration. Specific configuration means different location for neither DIT file or database logs file if one of this elements is located also on the system drive. So both (DIT and logs) on different drives are … Continue reading "System state backup may fail on Windows 2003 SP1 DCs"

Confidential bit follow-up

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"

Expectations

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.

OpenLDAP MA for MIIS 2003

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"

How to create and use confidential attributes

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"