Who needs another DC?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Active Directory as network service has  (at least IMO) one great advantage (some problems can be pointed as well ) – relative simplicity of building service which will be fault tolerant service. With proper design and maintenance it takes some efforts to break AD as a service. It provides: multiple directory replica with multi-master replication … Continue reading "Who needs another DC?"

Reverse engineering attribute flows from server export

Reading Time: 2 minutes ILM (MIIS) allows management agent configuration to be exported in two ways: Management Agent export Server configuration export. Both options produces XML files, however in first case one will get single file which will contain only configuration for single MA. In second case series of XML files will be created, one for each MA and … Continue reading "Reverse engineering attribute flows from server export"

And you will keep your password updated …

Reading Time: 2 minutes Implementing effective password policy was always a hard task. Especially when additional accounts like: workstation local administrator account services account (look for W2008R2 new features) name whatever you want account … comes into equation and you have to make sure that all of them are in compliance with password policy of your company. Not always … Continue reading "And you will keep your password updated …"