Category Archives: Open Source

Pictures of the Microsoft Community event at Microsoft Hrvatska in Zagreb

The Croatian IT Pro User Group asked me to present a 75-minute session on the ‘Ten most common Mistakes with AD FS and Hybrid Identity’ at Microsoft Hrvatska in Zagreb yesterday. This event was shared with the Croatian IT Pros on the Microsoft Community website, and 56 people decided to sign up for the meeting, […]


Implications of the HeartBleed vulnerability on Single Sign-On and Federation implementations

This week, the Internet was abuzz with HeartBleed,a vulnerability in OpenSSL. This meant many secure websites and webservices, protected by OpenSSL, suddenly became a security risk and OpenSSL (and open source software, in general) suddenly became a lot less trustworthy. About HeartBleed The HeartBleed bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software […]


Remotely managing your Server Core using SSH

In the last few months I used my blog to post information on remotely managing your Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 with numerous tools, including the Computer Management MMC Snap-Ins (compmgmt.msc), the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT), Remote Desktop Connection (using RDP) and Windows Remote Shell. Now it's time to go a little […]


SC'enario: Windows Web 2.0 Server 2008

Windows Web Server 2008 is the successor to Windows Web Server 2003. It has some interesting tricks up its sleeve, that I just wanted to share with you in this SC'enario, since I believe Windows Web Server 2008 might eventually be the Operating System showing one of the ultimate potential of Web Services in Server […]