Mark Russinovich (well known as founder of Sysinternals and author of tools like Process Explorer, Regmon, Filemon and many more … ), now Technical Fellow at Microsoft, is writing in last Technet Magazine about Vista's kernel. As this article has "Part 1" in its title we can expect more interesting stuff in next issues of … Continue reading "Mark is writing about Vista's kernel"
I know that this blog has DS in its title, but as my job sometimes involves development of various elements of IdM systems, which includes ASP .NET applications it may happen that You will find here developement or application deployment posts. Actually this is one of such posts. Today I was deploying at customers systems … Continue reading "Problem with Crystal Reports redistributable package"
New KB 912222 article titled "The Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack release“ delivers refresh for Windows 2003 and Windows XP (x64 only) TCP\IP stack. This update is delivering three new features: TCP Chimney offload Receive Side Scaling (RSS) Network Direct Memory Access (NetDMA) which are all about accelerating Windows TCP\IP stack. … Continue reading "Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack"
It was a bit quiet time on the blog. First month of this year resulted in huge amount of work to do. At this moment it takes almost all of my time. Rest of this time I spent on finishing my new flat. Fortunately at the beginning of January I had few days of vacations … Continue reading "Still alive"
Quick info – Ryan Dunn shows on his blog how to get ADAM running on Vista machine. Nice tip for all people who gave a try to Vista.
Today I was working on Active Directory project for customer and as usually in such cases I was doing some drawings with Visio 2007 to illustrate concepts and ideas. When I was trying to draw proposed site configuration I was able to place site on the drawing, but then I wasn't able to move it … Continue reading "Problem with site shape in Visio 2007"
Have You ever been thinking about doing something else than Your day job? Have You ever thought about some different ideas? Maybe this reading will help you with getting it real – How to be Creative by Hugh McLeaod is great and good written reading.
Today on microsoft.public.windows.server.active_directory newsgroup somebody came with a question how he can remove and add workstations to domain, without performing this operation manually on every workstation? Because of some DR situation he had 250 workstations which were a member of non-existing domain and new AD, and wanted to add them back to domain. The same … Continue reading "How to remove\add workstation from\to domain remotely?"
Finishing download review from the end of the year – some missed news, this time from Quest. Quest has published free download for ADAM management pack for MOM 2005. If Your organization utilizes both ADAM and MOM this might be interesting thing to try.
Updated version of two ADFS documents has been published on Technet pages in December. ADFS Design Guide deals with ADFS design concepts and design process. Good starting point for understanding Web SSO solution with ADFS and different design concepts. Updated version delivers capacity planning information, web browsers compatibility matrix, some design checklist templates and more. … Continue reading "Updated ADFS documentation"