Kerberos Constrained Delegation, Double-Hops and Protocol Transition

Reading Time: < 1 minute Have been struggling with an issue where "Constrained Delegation" is enabled for an application and it is doing multiple "Hops" from the application and eventually making it to a SQL Server.  During the hops, an SPN is correctly presenting the Users TGT Hash as requested but then for some reason the TGT hash changes from an SPN to just … Continue reading "Kerberos Constrained Delegation, Double-Hops and Protocol Transition"

NTFRS Depricated with Windows Server 2012

Reading Time: < 1 minute Microsoft has now officially deprecated FRS for Active Directory's use of it for SysVol replication.  That doesn't mean it still isn't supported and it isn't going away anytime soon but it has been reported that the next major release will be the last to support FRS replication and that o/s will probably be shipped sometime … Continue reading "NTFRS Depricated with Windows Server 2012"

Can I Virtualize ALL My DC’s In the Domain?

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the advent of Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft has worked diligently to provide support for virtualization and allow corporations to reduce costs by virtualizing as much hardware as possible. New features in 2012 R2 help prevent USN rollback and/or Lingering objects via the new VM-Generation ID.  If a guest o/s is restored from a snapshot … Continue reading "Can I Virtualize ALL My DC’s In the Domain?"