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Monthly Archives: December 2005

Happy New Year

Written on December 31, 2005 at 8:34 am, by

For all reading this blog, and all of my friend and family across the world. have a splendid night tonight, lets make this new 2006 year even better then this 2005 was. I hope I will have more time to put here some interesting information and I really hope I will have in 2006 more […]

ADAM SP1 available for download

Written on December 28, 2005 at 11:25 pm, by

Just after Christmas another gift came out from Microsfot- ADAM SP1 war released for download. ADAM SP1 is integrated with standard setup package which installs ADAM service. At this moment it is available for x86 and x64 platforms, english language only.

Marry Christmas to all …

Written on December 23, 2005 at 2:12 am, by

Marry Christmas (or Happy Holidays, or … ) for all the readers of this blog (I hope there are any πŸ™‚ ). Silent and peacefull Christmas and Hapy New Year (may be not very silent πŸ™‚ on New Year’s Eve) but You have to have a lot of fun. All best wishes to You and […]

WS-Federation support for Apache 2.0

Written on December 21, 2005 at 3:10 pm, by

Kim Cameron in his blog published information about WS-Federation toolkit developed for Apache 2.0 by Ping Identity as a part of their SecureID project. This toolkit extends usage of ADFS to application developed in Java, Perl or PHP running on Apache 2.0 platform. In this way users can gain access to applications hosted on Apache […]

Access token limitation document and tool

Written on December 19, 2005 at 2:21 pm, by

Problem with too “fat” security token in Windows 2000\2003 AD infrasructure is known from long time. In basic words – security token is access token generated for each user during the logon process. In the process of building this token all SIDs for security groups user belongs too are added to this token. But hey […]

MIIS newbie tales – episod 1

Written on December 14, 2005 at 12:41 pm, by

I’m not MIIS expert, as I started working with MIIS projects few months ago, so maybe I will not post very advanced posts regarding MIIS in short time but I want to share with some field experience I had with MIIS. Today I want to give some hints about three problems one can came across […]

Internet2 will support ADFS

Written on December 9, 2005 at 5:19 am, by

Internet2 is a consortium being led by 207 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow’s Internet. (that’s from their site πŸ™‚ ) Internet2 consortium made an announcement that Internet2 middleware software project Shibboleth will colaborate with Microsoft to enable support […]

.local namespace in mixed environments

Written on December 6, 2005 at 2:01 pm, by

Some posts on ActiveDir.org mailing list reminds me about a topic I discussed some time ago with few peoples regarding using .local DNS suffix in AD domain environment. In fact there is nothing wrong with this particular suffix, it can be used and it is widely used in examples, and as far as I know […]

Windows 2003 R2 RTM’ed

Written on December 6, 2005 at 11:13 am, by

As we can read on Steven’s Bink web site, and also other sources πŸ™‚ Windows 2003 R2 went into RTM stage now. Go R2 Team :), we are (are we?) ready to use it.

System state backup may fail on Windows 2003 SP1 DCs

Written on December 5, 2005 at 11:18 pm, by

New KB article came out few days ago regarding possibility of backup failure on Windows 2003 SP1 DCs in specific configuration. Specific configuration means different location for neither DIT file or database logs file if one of this elements is located also on the system drive. So both (DIT and logs) on different drives are […]