Where is my (AD) web service?

Windows Server 2008 R2, among other changes, brings a new interface to access directory services – the Active Directory Web Service (ADWS). It is also available for older systems – Windows 2003 and 2008 – as Active Directory Management Gateway (available as separate download). (cc) paprikaOptic ADWS I being used so far by a few Windows … Continue reading "Where is my (AD) web service?"

Everybody lies … except network traffic … DHCP

This post is the beginning of new troubleshooting saga – Everybody lies … except network traffic. Chapter 1: the case of the mysterious DHCP Server. In my daily job as an IT consultant sometimes I have to deal with problems. Different kind of problemss – easy, hard … it depends on the case. A few days before … Continue reading "Everybody lies … except network traffic … DHCP"

Reverse engineering attribute flows from server export

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"