Reading Time: < 1 minute I don’t want to pretend that I know AD schema very well – I work with schema and I know how it is build, some values and their meanings etc. I also remember some of commonly used attributes name, but I don’t know all of them. Today my friend get back from the customer site … Continue reading "Get a drink with AD"
Reading Time: < 1 minute 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"
Reading Time: < 1 minute 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"
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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"
Reading Time: < 1 minute I want to get back to ADFS configuration once again. In current version of ADFS documentation available on Microsoft web site one important – in my opinion – thing was omitted and I know that it would not be updated in short time, I think about ADFS auditing. ADFS comes with some auditing capability available … Continue reading "[R] ADFS one more time – auditing"
Reading Time: < 1 minute InfoWorld invited few major providers of IdM solution to some kind of competition in IdM solution implementation. The challenge was to build IdM solution in specific scenario which involved integration of HR system, Active Directory, Exchange and Linux. Results of this challenge can be read on the Infoworld's web page.
Reading Time: < 1 minute On the Microsoft Downloads new document regarding MIIS 2003 capacity planning has been released. This document presents server configuration recommendation for a server with MIIS 2003 based on test designs. Document can be found on downloads web site.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Today I found MIIS User Group on Yahoo and get signed up to it. After first day it looks like valuable source of information about MIIS implementation. If anyone interested in reading about other people problems with MIIS or getting some help with configuration or code I encourage You to sign up to this list. … Continue reading "[R] MIIS User Group on Yahoo"
Reading Time: 3 minutes Three weeks ago I performed a session about ADFS on polish conference – Microsoft Technology Summit 2005. In this session I used my ADFS lab to show working example of federated Windows SharePoint Services and ASP .NET claim aware application (application is really big word for my application :), this was only few pages with … Continue reading "[R] Setting up ADFS lab"
Reading Time: 2 minutes Brett Shirley on in one of a threads on activedir.org mailing list mentioned one .additional. switch which can be used in conjunction with dcdiag.exe command. DCDIAG is well known and extremely useful diagnostic tool used in many different Active Directory troubleshooting aspects to get information about current view of AD. When You will use /? … Continue reading "[R] DCDIAG debug switch"