Although Active Directory can be considered as a heavenly product by administrators and is likely to be referred to as "the hand of god" by users it is actually stored on physical drives. Nothing new-age about that, so let's look at the files that make up our Active Directories…
Mark Russinovich (well known as founder of Sysinternals and author of tools like Process Explorer, Regmon, Filemon and many more … ), now Technical Fellow at Microsoft, is writing in last Technet Magazine about Vista's kernel. As this article has "Part 1" in its title we can expect more interesting stuff in next issues of … Continue reading "Mark is writing about Vista's kernel"
I know that this blog has DS in its title, but as my job sometimes involves development of various elements of IdM systems, which includes ASP .NET applications it may happen that You will find here developement or application deployment posts. Actually this is one of such posts. Today I was deploying at customers systems … Continue reading "Problem with Crystal Reports redistributable package"
New KB 912222 article titled "The Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack release“ delivers refresh for Windows 2003 and Windows XP (x64 only) TCPIP stack. This update is delivering three new features: TCP Chimney offload Receive Side Scaling (RSS) Network Direct Memory Access (NetDMA) which are all about accelerating Windows TCPIP stack. … Continue reading "Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack"
It was a bit quiet time on the blog. First month of this year resulted in huge amount of work to do. At this moment it takes almost all of my time. Rest of this time I spent on finishing my new flat. Fortunately at the beginning of January I had few days of vacations … Continue reading "Still alive"
Quick info – Ryan Dunn shows on his blog how to get ADAM running on Vista machine. Nice tip for all people who gave a try to Vista.
Today I was working on Active Directory project for customer and as usually in such cases I was doing some drawings with Visio 2007 to illustrate concepts and ideas. When I was trying to draw proposed site configuration I was able to place site on the drawing, but then I wasn't able to move it … Continue reading "Problem with site shape in Visio 2007"
Microsoft today sent an e-mail today to Technology Adaptation Partner (TAP) testers announcing to release ServicePack 1 for Windows Vista in the second half of 2007 (H2 2007) to collide with the launch of Microsoft Windows Server codename "Longhorn". (rumored to be named Windows Server 2007) As Mary Jo Foley pointed out there are still a lot of … Continue reading "Using Service Pack 1 as a marker"
This morning I received a much anticipated e-mail stating the Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007 is now available.
So I was doing some tests at one of my favorite customers in the world 😉 they allowed me to share the information of a test on replication of a domain controller on a different site on a single forest single domain infrastructure. The key here is that we have preloaded 120 000 users and … Continue reading "The Real Replication Traffic"