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Monthly Archives: November 2005

Get a drink with AD

Written on November 29, 2005 at 3:58 pm, by

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 […]

Confidential bit follow-up

Written on November 29, 2005 at 3:45 pm, by

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 […]

OpenLDAP MA for MIIS 2003

Written on November 22, 2005 at 2:27 am, by

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 […]

How to create and use confidential attributes

Written on November 21, 2005 at 12:53 pm, by

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 […]

[R] ADFS one more time – auditing

Written on November 21, 2005 at 11:58 am, by

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 […]

[R] InfoWorld’s IdM solutions challenge

Written on November 21, 2005 at 11:56 am, by

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.

[R] MIIS 2003 Capacity planning document has been released

Written on November 21, 2005 at 11:54 am, by

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.

[R] MIIS User Group on Yahoo

Written on November 21, 2005 at 11:51 am, by

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. […]

[R] Setting up ADFS lab

Written on November 21, 2005 at 11:48 am, by

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 […]

[R] DCDIAG debug switch

Written on November 21, 2005 at 11:44 am, by

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 /? […]