Marry Christmas to all …

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 … Continue reading "Marry Christmas to all …"

WS-Federation support for Apache 2.0

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 … Continue reading "WS-Federation support for Apache 2.0"

Access token limitation document and tool

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 … Continue reading "Access token limitation document and tool"

MIIS newbie tales – episod 1

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 … Continue reading "MIIS newbie tales – episod 1"

Internet2 will support ADFS

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 … Continue reading "Internet2 will support ADFS"

.local namespace in mixed environments

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some posts on 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 … Continue reading ".local namespace in mixed environments"

System state backup may fail on Windows 2003 SP1 DCs

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 … Continue reading "System state backup may fail on Windows 2003 SP1 DCs"