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Speaking in June

Written on May 31, 2010 at 7:57 pm, by

May and June this year are speaking engagements months for me. Mostly these engagements are local events in Poland – if you’re interested in them, please visit my Polish blog. One event will be in English and is organized on-line through Live Meeting by my friend, Polish MVP – Robert. If You have spare 75 minutes on the […]

Adding claim mapping to existing provider in SPS 2010

Written on May 13, 2010 at 12:41 pm, by

I’m playing a little bit with Sharepoint 2010 and the claims model (probably more posts on this topic will follow) where ADFS v2 (yes, it has shipped in case you missed it) acts as a trusted claims provider for SPS 2010. It is a great scenario which I think will find its use in many […]

Windows 2008 R2 Recycle Bin support for FIM

Written on May 4, 2010 at 12:13 pm, by

Few weeks ago I wrote about FIM 2010 support for Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory environment with Recycle Bin enabled. Basically it wasn’t supported configuration at that time. But world is changing … and FIM as well. Few days ago FIM 2010 Update 1 was released  to Windows Update and also Windows Catalog. You can […]

AD WS diagnostic logging

Written on April 10, 2010 at 12:09 am, by

I promised to get back to AD WS topic so here I am.  My last post was about the process of Active Directory Web Services (AD WS) instance location from a client perspective. When a client locates the service, in most cases, it is with the purpose to do something with it – query, update … . But what […]

FIM 2010 and Windows 2008 R2 AD support

Written on April 7, 2010 at 10:34 pm, by

Some time ago I wrote about issues with the ILM 2007 FP1 Active Directory MA connecting to Windows 2008 R2 forests. In short words: it is supported as long as Recycle Bin is not enabled. Someone asked a question ActiveDir.org, whether it is supported in regards to FIM 2010. I’ve asked a few people (thanks […]

FIM 2010 and Windows 2008 R2 AD support

Written on April 7, 2010 at 4:21 pm, by

Some time ago I wrote about issues with the ILM 2007 FP1 Active Directory MA connecting to Windows 2008 R2 forests. In short words: it is supported as long as Recycle Bin is not enabled.

Where is my (AD) web service?

Written on March 30, 2010 at 9:27 am, by

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 […]

Everybody lies … except network traffic … DHCP

Written on March 24, 2010 at 12:51 pm, by

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 […]

Delegation tab missing in ADU&C

Written on March 17, 2010 at 12:03 pm, by

I’m on the train which is taking me to Poznań for meeting with a customer, so this gives me an opportunity to finally write something. For a start I’ll share a quick tip about ADU&C and the delegation tab as an introduction to further posts. If you want to set a right to delegate user credentials […]

Be careful what You promise … SYSVOL

Written on March 9, 2010 at 12:43 pm, by

… on my Polish blog a question was asked on Sunday evening if I can provide some description on the SYSVOL location process and the pitfalls which might wait there. I said … ‘Why not‘  … and then you have to keep your promise. So today it will be about SYSVOL volume. Recently it is […]