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Monthly Archives: August 2006

Requirements to run SAP MA (still Beta)

Written on August 31, 2006 at 11:13 am, by

As I wrote in my previous blog entry about connecting to SAP systems SAP is very common data source we are connecting to. SAP MA built by product team is now in Beta 3 phase and is scheduled to be released in "near" future, but I'm trying to use it in my current assignemnt as an alternative […]

Err – Your error friend

Written on August 29, 2006 at 12:04 pm, by

I don't know how many of peoples who are reading this (I hope most of them) are familiar with Err tool. Today I had problem with password reset application which utilizes MIIS and if I would follow standard path and if I would checked error number with Err.exe this problem will resolve imidietly. What is […]

DEC 2007 is coming

Written on August 29, 2006 at 10:54 am, by

For anyone interested – DEC 2007 dates are available and registration is open. DEC stands for Directory Expert Conference and is held by NetPro. I’ve never been there but from what I’ve heard about it and what I know about speakers who will deliver sessions there (last years this were among others Dean, joe and […]

Windows 2003 R2 schema extension KB article

Written on August 28, 2006 at 3:18 am, by

As this question still is rised on the newsgroups I've diecided to blog a little update to my previous post regarding extending the schema for Windows 2003 R2 DC. Since the date I've posted this message KB 917385 article was published which describes this behaviour and gives a solution as well. As some of you may […]

MIIS newbie tales: accessing SAP with .NET applications (or how to build MA for SAP)

Written on August 21, 2006 at 1:22 pm, by

So … MIIS newbie comes back after some time spent on MIIS development to share with You latest experience of building connection with different systems. Today’s topic: Connecting with SAP system. SAP is very common application (is this application or whole system now) in enterprise environment, and often it is a source of information about […]

WTF – some process

Written on August 21, 2006 at 12:07 pm, by

Today is a day for some less technical posts – I have a site The daily WTF which I'm visiting from time to time. Today my friend sent me a link to some hilarious thing – an process chart. But what chart this is – You have to see it for Yourself. PS. I think […]

Do you, speak like yoda, want to, hmm?

Written on August 21, 2006 at 11:20 am, by

Somethig for every star wars fan, here is – write Yoda style post for your blog, if you want to, this generator use.

Auditing policy changes misunderstanding

Written on August 21, 2006 at 11:17 am, by

This topic is probably familiar for most of peoples who are playing with Windows systems for a while, but maybe some newbie will get here so here’s the post. Today I responded in some thread on Polish web portal regarding how to audit changes in GPOs and why audit policy changes setting is not doing […]

Apache and kerberos authentication within AD domain

Written on August 6, 2006 at 5:24 am, by

I was asked lately to check some things connected with authentication users accessing Apache based web-site against AD. It is quite simple but requires some configuration so I’ve gathered things all together and here is is – how to make Apache web server authenticating users against AD using mod_auth_kerb module. Here’s a recipe for mine […]

MIIS design concepts updated

Written on August 6, 2006 at 3:17 am, by

MIIS design concepts document library has been updated with new document. MIIS 2003 Design Concepts for Advanced Solution Components has been recently added as next document in this family. MIIS 2003 Design Concepts for Advanced Solution Components deals with: (…) “process-level attributes” and “conditional metaverse objects” to improve the convergence efficiency of the identity integration […]