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About: Paul Bergson

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Kerberos Constrained Delegation, Double-Hops and Protocol Transition

Written on July 29, 2014 at 12:57 pm, by

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 […]

NTFRS Depricated with Windows Server 2012

Written on July 14, 2014 at 8:18 pm, by

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 […]

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

Written on July 12, 2014 at 4:42 pm, by

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 […]

ADMT Now Supports Server 2012/2012 R2

Written on June 13, 2014 at 10:40 am, by

Great news the Directory Services team has released ADMT for Server 2012/2012 R2.

Can’t Add the Role “Active Directory Domain Services” to my 2008 R2 Server

Written on April 29, 2014 at 8:57 am, by

Recently I was given a server in a rush situation to promote a new DC.  When I attempted to add the DC role the following error popped up “Update DirectoryServices-DomainController of package DirectoryServices-DomainController-Package failed to be turned on. Status: 0x80070bc9.”