Few days ago my colleague at work pointed me out that I had not created a follow-up to my article about site location which was requested by some users in comments on my Polish blog. When one started this whole blogging thing one has to deal with consequences … time to write something few simples … Continue reading "How to cover un-covered – the case of missing subnet"
Who needs another DC?
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
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"
On a display …
Back in my high school days I used to play in a punk rock band (if we can call it band 🙂 ). A lot of fun and adventures, few local gigs. Everything ended-up when we started our studies on universities. But it is not my punk rock band which put my name on a … Continue reading "On a display …"
Me and TEC 2009 – update
Some time ago I wrote that I had been lucky to be selected as a speaker for upcoming TEC 2009 conference. Sometimes one have to change his plans and because of some latest development related to my work I had to cancel my TEC 2009 attendance in Vegas. I have to admit that I was … Continue reading "Me and TEC 2009 – update"
And you will keep your password updated …
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 …"
ILM2 has way more moving parts than ILM2007. We have right now portal with end-user UI based on Sharepoint, business logic hidden behind workflows and MPRs and old synchronization engine as it used to be in previous ILM versions This is very simple description, if You want to get whole overview of ILM2 architecture go … Continue reading "Debugging ILM2"
ILM, Exchange 2007 management and network ports
ILM 2007 FP1 has enabled possibility for Exchange 2007 support in provisioning scenarios. This is being provided by cmdlets which are part of Exchange 2007 management tools which are required for this scenario to work (make sure that You are using Exchange roll-up 4 or higher update as there is a bug in earlier versions). … Continue reading "ILM, Exchange 2007 management and network ports"
“I’m PC” guy doing brain surgery
It was funny to watch “I’m PC” guy doing advising on brain surgery on last Battlestar Gallactica episod. BTW – BSG after the break is probably best part of this series in its four seasons. Its a pity that it ends. And to keep this post tech related – joe has released new ADFind version … Continue reading "“I’m PC” guy doing brain surgery"
And I will stick to my site
Some time ago on Polish Windows Server users forum about client site location mechanics in context of Exchange Server and how it deals with site location. As it turned out problem which was discussed was result of some specific 9bad) design but I will cover this further in more details. But thread itself was push … Continue reading "And I will stick to my site"